Erisman is the two-term President of the National Art Honor Society. In her tenure as president this year, she has assisted in the organization of a NAHS pumpkin carving event, the Paint For Art’s Sake fundraiser (benefits the annual NAHS Scholarship fund as well as the NAHS budget), developed the new wing mural, assisted with planning for the district-wide art show Artrageous, and organized the upcoming NAHS trip to Washington, D.C. to visit the National Gallery and the Hirshhorn Museum.
In addition to her duties as president, Emmy has worked with the 3-D Design class to create headpieces for the SAMS production of The Lion King, played in the pit orchestra for the SASHS production of Fiddler On The Roof, designed and created a variety of graphic design work for various organizations (including assisting with the district re-branding effort over the 2014-15 and 2015-16 school years).
Well-respected by her art department peers and by her teachers, Emmy is known for her quiet leadership, sense of humor, and her willingness to jump in to help whenever needed. Having completed Ceramics II and hours and hours of personal study, Emmy is quick to provide patient guidance to her peers who are studying basic ceramics techniques. She is an excellent student across all disciplines, is a highly motivated and organized planner for the National Art Honor Society, and is always cheerful and kind in her interactions.
Emmy is a member of the National Art Honor Society, the National Honor Society, the marching band and concert band, works outside school in a variety of community service roles, and is active in her church. In past years, Emmy played defense on the Girls Soccer team and ran distance on the SASHS Track team. In fall 2017, she will attend Houghton College in western New York, majoring in Studio Art.