Emily – October 2018-2019 Student of the Month
Posted By Erin Wilk
Emily has been a member of girls’ Varsity Tennis Team all four years and was named team captain her senior year. She has received several awards over the past four years due to her involvement in tennis. They include the Mental Toughness Award, Team MVP and the Coaches Award. Emily was also named Athlete of the Month for September this fall. Emily has also been active in the H-Club, the Math Club, the Math Team, the SMART Team, Future Business Leaders of America, Student Council (Grade 9), Girls Basketball (Grades 9 and 10), and the National Honor Society (currently President of the organization).
Emily has given back to the community by tutoring students in math and reading to help prepare them for high school. Through H-Club, National Honor Society, and FBLA, she has helped with registration or course direction for the “Pink Pumpkin Run”, the Shamrock Shuffle, and the Lincoln Fun Run. Emily has also participated in the annual Thanksgiving Food Drive, and the Christmas “Toys for Tots” and the Salvation Army bell ringing campaigns.
After graduation, Emily plans to attend a 4 year university to pursue a major in Biology. She is currently looking at Northwestern University and UW-Madison as her top two choices. She hopes to eventually pursue a career as a Physician Assistant.