Emily Popkes was born to Lori and Greg on November 11, 1999. She has six sisters: Kristy, Melinda, Julie, Deann, Jenny, and Katie along with 5 nieces and 2 nephews. Emily has participated in TATU, FFA, Choir, International Club, and has been boys’ basketball manager for 4 years. She is also a member of Apostolic Christian Church Youth Group and was rewarded the title of Miss Rock Rapids. She is a co-owner with her sisters of an online boutique called Seven Sisters and she works at Junction 9-75. She has also been on high Honor Roll in all four years of high school. The subjects she is taking this year are Accounting, Anatomy, College Comp, AP Spanish, AP Calculus, and multiply college classes. Her favorites include the movie, The Mountain Between Us, music is country, color is royal blue, food is prime rib, subject is accounting and tv show is Scandal. Emily plans to go to a four year school somewhere, she doesn’t know where or what for yet. Her most memorial high school moment is when she went to state Volleyball in the year 2015. Her words of wisdom are: Try everything, and decide if you like it or not. If Emily could spend one day with anyone, it would be here grandfather, Eddie Popkes, whom died when her father was eight so she doesn’t know much about him.
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