Emily Hurst

Emily Hurst

Broken Bow High School

Hurst is a Ben Carson Scholar and Academic State Champion in cheer. Ranked first in her class, she is chapter president of National Honor Society and captain of the academic team. She is a four-year member and captain of the basketball, track and varsity cheer teams. The secretary of Student Council, Hurst is also active in Fellowship of Christian Athletes and the Oak Grove Missionary Baptist youth group. She enjoys powerlifting, running, and hiking and volunteering with Student Council and Special Olympics. Hurst plans to major in biomedical engineering at Oklahoma State University. Scholarship sponsor: The Burrage Family

For our televised Academic Awards Tribute, we asked Academic All-Staters to submit a brief video introducing themselves and an honored teacher that they had planned to invite to the Academic Awards Banquet. Each student recognizes an honored teacher who has had a profound impact on his or her life.