Lucia Boyd is a Shreveport native attending, Northwestern University in Chicago. She’s spending her summer as an intern at Fox 33 News.
“Im very interested in television and production and I love listening to people’s stories, so reporting seemed like a great way to tap into that.”
This college student is double majoring in Theater and Business. She participates in student theater and is active in a non profit on campus called “Supplies for Dreams,” which helps Chicago Public Schools.
“Service has just always been a really big part of my life and I wanted to continue it into college and I also just wanted to not be secluded on campus and get out into the community, see things and grow and learn things from other people.”
Lucia is also a member of a sorority and volunteers with Northwestern’s Dance Marathon.
Before college life, while in Shreveport she started a project called “Gluten Freedom” and would collect gluten free products and donate them to the clinic.
“Just to educate kids about what it’s like to be gluten free.”
Lucia has a gluten related disorder and it prevents her from eating products that contain gluten. To help others dealing with this as well, she published a children’s book at the age of 16.
“About a young kid named Max who has an adventure on the first day of school where he forgot his lunch. He’s gluten free and a bunch of kids pitch in to help him.”