Reporter bio: Claire Spillman


Claire Spillman, a rising senior at North Lake Early College, at the 2022 camp.

Claire Marie Garrison Spillman, 17, of Irving, Texas, is a rising senior at North Lake Early College School in Irving, Texas. Hers will be the first class to graduate from the newly established school. Claire was born in Guatemala and brought to the United States by her adoptive parents. She has traveled extensively with parents to places such as Greece and Rome. She also enjoys reading, going shopping, and playing soccer. She has a dog named Bella and a cat named Mia. Claire’s interest in journalism was sparked by the news program  60 Minutes.