Photo courtesy of Cl!X Portrait Studios
School: Rochester School for the Deaf
Emma is a member of the Greece Marlins swim team and is the youngest member of the U.S. Deaf Swim Team. She recently competed in the Deaf International Short Course Swimming Championships where she broke three United States Deaf records and won 12 medals. Emma embraces challenges because she understands the connection between effort and achievement.
What the judges had to say:
“Learning about Emma and her successes makes me smile. I am sure we will continue to see Emma’s name in the news as she continues to triumph, in and out of the pool. Her future looks as bright as the shiny medals she will continue to win.”