Emma Gates is thirteen years old and an eighth grade honor student . She’s been drawing since she could hold a pencil. Emma has won various local art awards and has also qualified for All State Chorus. She volunteers her time as a teen assistant in her church preschool and loves animals, reading, listening to music, riding incredibly fast roller coasters, and spending time with her friends. When she grows up, she wants to be an artist, an entertainer, an engineer, or maybe an attorney.