Freshman Friday: Emily Taylor


Matthew Seiberlich

Emily Taylor (center right), poses with the first-place Latin I Certamen team of Luke LaLonde (left), Captain Charlotte King (center left), and Addison Drumm (right), freshmen, at the Latin State Convention.

Every Friday, Highlander Publications chooses a freshman to be featured in “Freshman Friday,” giving the student population the opportunity to get to know its freshman class. Meet this week’s featured freshman, Emily Taylor!

What is your favorite class?


Who is your favorite celebrity?

Taylor Swift obviously

Favorite place you’ve traveled to?

Ketchikan, Alaska

Would you rather fight a chicken to death every time you get in a car? Or fight an orangutan to death once a year, but you get a sword? And why?

Fight a chicken, there are more chickens than there are orangutans, I would prefer not to single-handedly extinguish the entire orangutan population.

What is your favorite fruit?


What is one crazy fact about you?

I’ve been on one of the longest zip lines in the world

Who is your favorite teacher?

Magistra Wallach

How was your transition from middle school to high school?


What do you like about Homestead?

The options for classes