Emily Newsom

Emily is from Virginia Beach, VA. She graduated from Disciples-affiliated Lynchburg College in Lynchburg, VA, in 2018, with a major in Business Administration and a minor in Human Resources. In college, she was a part of the Bonner Leader Program, which emphasizes community service and leadership development. She also participated in the Ethical Debate Team. She loves to discuss hard topics, read, cook, bake, serve, and hang out with friends. In her home church, Grace Bible, she served in Sunday School and took part in a Bible study called BYOB (Bring Your Own Bible). While in college, she was very active in One Community Church of Lynchburg, where she served every week with Sunday school. She would love to learn to speak Spanish fluently. She describes herself as hardworking, funny, compassionate, and reliable. She loves to make others laugh.