Senior Profile: Emma McAlister

Emma McAlister

Age: 18

School: Columbus North High School

Who are your parents/guardians, grandparents and siblings?

My parents are Sean and Shelley McAlister, grandparents are Marianna Sadowski, Valerie Brock and Lou McAlister, siblings are my sister Tierney and my brother Aidan.

Which elementary and middle school/junior high did you attend?

Parkside Elementary School and Northside Middle School.

What is your favorite class or part of the school day and why?

Calculus 3 — it’s an integral part of my life.

In which extracurricular activities, including music, sports or clubs, do you participate?

Columbus North cheerleading, show choir (Debuteens and Music Men), Student Assembly, competitive dance at Sonya’s Dance Zone.

When you’re not in school, where is your favorite place to be and why?

At home, I love spending time with my family.

What has been your greatest high school memory so far and why?

Cheering at the game where the North girls basketball team won state.

What are you looking forward to after graduation and why?

I am looking forward to going to college and meeting lots of new people. I am also excited to begin taking classes for my future career.

Who in your life has inspired you or to whom do you look up to and why?

My mom — she has been there for me for everything and is my role model as well as my best friend.

What is the most important thing you’ve learned during or from high school?

I have learned how important it is to be involved in activities at your school.