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Emmy: The Most Influential Person In My Life

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The most influential person in my life has been my sister, Emmy. Her bravery to risk her life as a pilot in the United States Air Force and to express her homosexuality in a hateful world has inspired me. My understanding of her changed my mindset of how I view challenges in my life. Throughout my childhood, it appeared to me as though every other week was a celebration of Emmy’s achievements whether it be music or math. A notion sprouted in my mind that she was the brightest person I would ever know. Her impressive academic ability is what led to her enrollment in the Missouri Academy of Science, Mathematics, and Computing, an early-entrance to college program for high achieving students to attend classes alongside traditional college students,
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