Meet some of our Honors Scholars!
Casey is a Senior Honors Program Scholar who is a double major in Civic Innovation and Religion with a Minor in Math. Driven by her passion to serve, Casey wants to pursue a career in teaching Mathematics at the high school level and hopes to one day own and run a summer church camp. She is a Bonner Scholar, and especially enjoys working with children of all ages. Additionally, she is involved in the Outdoor Program and the United Methodist Church. On campus, she occasionally babysits and likes to take photos of her friends and surroundings. During Spring of 2015, she studied abroad in Trinidad and Tobago while on a service trip with Habitat for Humanity, and says she hopes to take another trip like this in the future.
Marissa is a Junior Honors Scholar with a double major in Acting and Psychology. She has three dreams: she would like to go on to graduate school after E&H to become a practicing clinical psychologist, she wants to hone her craft and become a professional actor, and she wants to live in a world where those two goals could be achieved at the exact same time.
Katherine is a Junior Honors Scholar who is double majoring in Civic Innovation and a self-crafted major, Child Studies. She is passionate about education and the substantial impact it can have on the trajectory and quality of a child’s life, especially in developing countries. After college, she hopes to pursue this passion internationally by working with nonprofits that give students living in under-resourced countries access to quality education. On campus, Katherine is involved in many organizations including spiritual life groups, the Outdoor Program, the TEDxEHC team, and is the Honors Program Office Associate. Katherine is also currently working to design and implement an American Sign Language course at Emory, as well as co-leading an initiative to create gender-neutral housing for students on campus, in hopes of creating a more inclusive environment for everyone at Emory & Henry.
Jessica is a Senior Honors Scholar pursuing a double major in Sociology and Mass Communications. She is passionate about Photography and would like to continue her training and possibly pursue a career in the Photography field. To Jessica, the Honors Program “is an extra academic challenge that allows [her] to grow every day by testing [her] mind. It is also a hardworking group of people who are excited about education, and that is an invigorating environment to be a part of.”