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Hipple Patel is a senior at Egg Harbor Township High School. He hopes to pursue a career in Broadcast Journalism. He has reported for New Jersey Newsroom and GroundReport, and is currently a part of his High School Yearbook staff. He has donated countless volunteer hours to his local hospital. He was able to exclusively interview the BP CEO during the Gulf Oil Disaster. His work has been featured on various news channels. He was also the winner of the syndicated show, Teen Kid News Online Reporter contest. He was narrowed down from many submissions to the top 10 and then eventually voted number one.