The Oxford English Dictionary does not define the term “scholar-athlete,” but Emory & Henry College has its own living, breathing example. Kellie Flaherty, a senior from South Lake, Texas, has revealed herself to be the true embodiment of a scholar-athlete. A biology major and chemistry minor in the classroom and a midfielder and captain on the Wasps’ women’s soccer team, Flaherty has taken on all challengers in her race to the top.
“Kellie leads by example,” said E&H Head Women’s Soccer Coach Linda Schirmeister-Gess. “She performs as a true role model, inspiring all those around her. Whatever she puts her mind to, she invests herself in fully. Kellie strives not because she feels obliged to, but because she loves what she does.”... Read More