Drop Heather a line at heatherstone2@hotmail.com

Hailing from Kentucky, Heather Stone is a staff photographer for the Chicago Tribune. She has previously worked at The Detroit News and the Knoxville News-Sentinel. Her internships include The Washington Post and the Memphis Commercial Appeal. Heather has won numerous awards including third place in 1997 POY for a newspaper special section series. The project, titled Shine, The Best and the Brightest, is featured in this issue.