Best in Class - Charles Henderson High School - Emily Melton

Emily Melton


Charles Henderson High School

Emily's other awards this year include AHSAA Class 5A Region 2 Bryant-Jordan Scholar Athlete, "Tip" Colley Female Christian Scholar Athlete and the Pike County Chamber of Commerce PRAISE Scholarship (Pike County Senior with highest ACT).

Emily's honors and activities include Miss CHHS, Senior Class Treasurer,  Senior Homecoming Attendant, Girl's State Delegate, Capstone Business Leadership Academy, Pike County Chamber of Commerce Junior Ambassador, YMCA Youth Legislature (Wiregrass Area Supreme Court Justice), Cross-Country team, and memberships in Interact (President), Yearbook (Business Manager), Hi-Y (Student Director), Mu Alpha Theta National Math Honor Society (Vice-President), National Honor Society, Beta Club, Key Club, and Mentoring Matters.

Emily is active in church, serving as a member of the Alaskan Mission Team, children's ministry volunteer, and member of the youth group.

Emily will be attending the University of Alabama Honors College on a Presidential Scholarship this fall, majoring in marketing.