Emma Beckman – Maryland Nomination by Jessica Beckman Photography by Karen Morgan Issue 75 of Inspiring Teens Magazine
Nomination: Emma Beckman is a 17 year old with many goals, she has achieved getting good grades every year she’s been in school and was even invited to be in Allegany High Schools National Honor Society. Emma has been playing volleyball since her 6th grade year, and was a cheerleader her 6th-11th grade year and her dedication to these sports is well seen! Last year Emma struggled with her mental health however she still chose to show up and keep a smile on her face every day!
What inspiring things about you does your nomination not cover? When it comes to inspiring things about me, I would say my dedication to personal growth and self-improvement is a big one. I'm always seeking new knowledge and skills, like learning about ultrasound technology. Also, my passion for volleyball and constantly pushing myself on the court inspires me to strive for greatness.
IQ2: What would you most like to talk about in your interview? What I would talk about is in llife, it's important to remember that even when bad things happen, there is often a reason behind them. These challenging moments can teach us valuable lessons, help us grow stronger, and build resilience. They push us to reevaluate our choices, make necessary changes, and appreciate the good times even more. It's during these tough times that we discover our inner strength and develop the ability to overcome obstacles. So, while it may be difficult to see in the moment, bad things happening can ultimately lead us to better opportunities and a brighter future
IQ3: What do you feel passionate about or could talk about forever? When it comes to something I feel passionate about and could talk about forever, it's definitely personal growth and self-improvement. I believe that we have the power to continuously learn, grow, and become the best versions of ourselves. Whether it's exploring new hobbies, setting goals, or embracing challenges, the journey of self-discovery is incredibly rewarding. I love discussing strategies for self-improvement, sharing inspiring stories, and exchanging ideas on how to live a fulfilling life. It's a topic that fuels my excitement and I could chat about it endlessly!
How did you find your photographer, Karen Morgan? What was your experience like? What did you love most about it? I found my photographer from a friend’s Instagram repost on their story! The thing that I loved most about my experience with Karen Morgan is my senior photo shoot. Karen made me feel so beautiful by complimenting me after every photo that she took, making me more confident and my photo results better!!