At Sleepy Eye Public School, Emily is involved in volleyball as the team captain, band, choir, Knowledge Bowl and golf and has held the title of class secretary.
In the community Emily is involved with the youth group at her church and also helps with the Sleepy Eye Figure Skating ice show. In her spare time she enjoys figure skating and playing piano. She also find time to work as a lifeguard and coaches figure skating.
Personal values that Emily feels she excels in are responsibility and dedication.
“These values will help me succeed because they don’t allow me to give up and quit,” Emily said.
The greatest influence in Emily’s life is her current figure skating coach, who has been her coach since she was seven years old.
“She is my greatest influence because every day she shows up with a positive attitude and is willing to help me,” Emily said.
After high school, Emily plans to attend college, preferably at the University of St. Thomas, and continue to explore her career opportunities.