“What I enjoy most about the Internet and technology are the endless possibilities. They can be sources of entertainment for those who are bored as well as a go-to source of information for those writing research papers.”

Age: 17

School: Baton Rouge Magnet High School senior

Parents: Denise Chriss-Batiste and Jean Paul Batiste


Book: “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” by Stephen Chbosky

TV show: “Glee”

Movie: “Under the Tuscan Sun”

Music: Pop

Hangout: Perkins Rowe

Role model: “My mom.”

Extra: Chriss is the state recipient of the National Center for Women & Information Technology (Louisiana Awards Committee) 2012-2013 Award for Aspirations in Computing Louisiana Affiliate and a national runner up. She enjoys art, is a member of the National Honor Society and National Beta Club and is responsible for maintaining the school’s website. She plans to pursue a career that deals with using her Internet technology and webmastering skills.

William Taylor

Assistant People editor