Teen Hall of Fame: Emma Berdino, Senior Keyes to Learning Charter School
Emma Berdino is a 17-year-old senior at Keyes to Learning Charter School. She holds a 4.0-plus GPA.
She's a hard worker and helper at her school's church, and wherever else she serves. She helps as a teacher's aide in her Spanish class and has proven cooperative and dependable. She shows great enthusiasm for activities and projects done in class.
Emma has a heart for church and missionary work.
She's a member of her youth group at church and has gone on several missions, from inner-city trips to large-scale travels to Austria and Mexico.
This summer, she went to Austria for a month to a castle owned by her church's organization. While there, she served the various missionaries who stop there.Parents: John and RobynBrothers: Simon, 19; Hudson, 15; and Ames, 12
Hobbies: Playing piano, singing, bargain hunting with Mom at the flea market and bicycling
Biggest influence: Jesus Christ
Last book I read for pleasure: "Godspeed," by Britt Merrick
Favorite network: The Food Channel
Favorite music artist: Josh Garrels
Biggest fear: My bicycle exploding after going downhill at excessive speeds
What I'd tell the president: I would be so shocked to meet the president, I wouldn't know what to say!
Advice for kids: Make the most of wherever you are at every point in your life, because God has you there for a reason.
Advice for adults: Don't be uptight.
Where I'll be in 10 years: Hopefully married and serving God wherever he wants me