Emma is a straight "A" High Honor student maintaining straight A’s in Gold Hill Middle School's Gifted and Talented Program. She is a member of the Duke TIP Scholar Program and was honored to have been nominated for the 2017 Junior National Young Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C. this summer.
Emma is honored to be a member of the MSDA Performance Team where they not only require excellence in dance technique but also require their students to maintain honor roll status and sponsor a minimum of 3 community service projects a year. Emma was proud to be named the Community Service winner at the 2016 and 2017 recitals, as well as being named the Junior Performance Company Tap Scholarship Winner. Emma is also a member of the Gold Hill Middle School cheerleading squad and was just honored to be named an All American Cheerleader at camp this summer. Emma hopes to one day attend Clemson University and major in Communications and Marketing.
Emma has received numerous community service awards including the bronze, silver, and gold Presidential Community Service Award, Miss South Carolina Scholarship Program Community Service Award in 2015 & 2016, and most recently was named a nominee for the Youth Activist Awards in the areas of Outstanding Academic Achievement and Community Service.
Emma lives by her platform, Get Involved Volunteering Everyday, or, “G.I.V.E.” She spreads her message by speaking to students, dance studios, Girl Scout troops, and various community service groups. Her passion for helping others shines through her daily actions. Serving others is one of her core values. Emma created her own website www.getinvolvedgiveme5.com. Emma believes that we can all get involved and give back by donating 5 hours a year. Together we can do more!
Emma is excited to be back at Ambassador as the Central Carolina Pre Teen.