At the top: Valedictorian Emma Shell, Eagle Ridge

Thursday, June 17, 2010
Eagle Ridge Valedictorian Emma Shell (Kristin Eberts)

Parents: William and Rebecca Shell

What is your most notable academic achievement? Having my writings published with the ACSI.

What is your favorite school activity and why? Track and field because nothing is better than running with my brother.

What is your favorite high school memory? Winning the 100-meter and 200-meter state records in our division.

Describe your favorite cafeteria food: I never ate the cafeteria food.

What's your school mascot? Eagle

If you could have a personal mascot, what would it be? Quarter horse

Complete this sentence: Without me, my teachers are likely to ... have fewer bonus points to give out.

Who is your favorite teacher and how did she inspire you to learn? Mrs. Blunt made math seem practical by explaining why we used certain processes and how it could relate to real life. She also took us out for ice cream!

Where do you plan to go to college and what will you study? I plan to attend Southwest Baptist University and study biology and secondary education.

What is the biggest challenge facing your generation? Moral decline

How do you hope to address it? By living a life of high standards and setting an example for all those who come in contact with me.

Sum up your high school experience in six words: Some wonderful times with unforgettable friends.

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