Emily Knapp graduated from Pleasure Ridge Park High School as Valedictorian and is headed to Northern Kentucky University to pursue her English and Secondary Education degree. She plans to spend a semester abroad learning other nations' teaching models and would like to bring her knowledge and experiences back to the USA and implement them. She plans to teach in urban school districts and hopes to impact her students' lives, just as her teachers did for her. Emily is active in Theatre and hopes to continue her involvement in the arts and entertainment industry while pursuing her degree.
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