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East Young Achiever

| Thursday, February 9, 2006 12:00 a.m

Katie Moran

Age: 18

Residence: Plum

Family: Parents, Debbie and Bill Moran; three brothers, Chris, 24, Bill, 21, and Tom, 16

School: She is a senior at Plum High School.

Noteworthy: Moran has had two photos published in the Cleveland-based Alternative Press, a national magazine that covers music and youth culture. She started taking photos of local bands when she was 16 and followed them to bigger tours, where she also shot other bands, such as Green Day. She started contacting music publications to see if they were interested. Alternative Press was and started contracting with her to get live shots of bands the magazine is profiling. Her first published photo was of Yellowcard performing at Mr. Small’s Theatre in Millvale. It ran in the February issue. The next was of Matchbook Romance performing at Mr. Small’s Theatre. It ran in the March issue, which already is out.

Activities: Guitar, music and art. After a couple of years shooting bands and taking online college courses, Katie plans to study photography at Columbia College in Chicago.

Quote: “I like to make it so that when you look at the picture, you can feel the action,” she said.

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