Age: 16 School: Wilson High School Position: Center/Midfield
Joanna is a big rock music fan. Among her favorites: David Bowie, Kylie, Ben Harper and Wilco ("You have to put Wilco," she says.) Playing soccer is a great escape from her worries, she says. "It puts you in another place."
June 26:"I want to get to know the people and make a difference, to leave behind the knowledge of how empowering soccer can be."
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