Emily is a preacher's daughter from Wauseon, OH, participating in First Christian
Church, (Disciples of Christ), Sylvania, OH. Since high school, she has completed one year of college and worked as a barista, head maintenance at the Ohio Regional church camp, Camp Christian, in the summers, and as a grounds maintenance worker at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. In October 2016, she traveled to Thailand to serve two weeks at a refugee camp. Emily says that her faith has been the most important thing in her life for as long as she can remember. She doesn't quite have the future figured out yet, but she'll get there. She loves to read, sing and dance, drink coffee, work out, and spend time with her kitten. She describes herself as hardworking, smart, loyal, reliable, kind, focused, loving and accepting, and adventurous.