Emily is a National Merit Commended Student. In addition to being the valedictorian of her graduating high school class, Emily was a member of SGA, Mu Alpha Theta, and the Senior Beta Club. She served in roles as the Captain and coach of the Lionettes dance team and color guard and played clarinet in concert band. Outside of school activities, Emily is also a competitive figure skater. At Samford, she is a member of Alpha Lambda Delta honor society, and she is the Vice President of Events for Samford's chapter of Building Tomorrow. Emily also enjoys participating in Grace Dance Ministry.