Eve Zhurbinskiy is a 17-year-old with a strong love of politics. She describes herself as a “C-SPAN junkie” and is the New Jersey High School Democrats Chairwoman. She enjoys traveling, and Italy, France, Austria, Turkey, Switzerland, Mexico, Israel, Canada and the Netherlands are just a few of the countries she has journeyed to. Eve is passionate about chess and is a nationally ranked chess player. Her favorite book is Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen and her favorite film is Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? She believes every voice counts when it comes to making a change in society and pictures herself in the future working in politics and fighting for the little people.
—Leslie Markevitch, 17, Staff Writer