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"Opportunities and hardships have revealed my strengths and exposed my weaknesses."

Emily Snow
California State University San Marcos
William Randolph Hearst Scholar

Emily Snow is a first generation college student with a passion for community service. One of eight children, Emily overcame many traumatic childhood experiences, including the divorce of her parents and her mother's subsequent alcohol and drug addiction. Despite these challenges, she has always been committed to education. Emily earned an associate degree in liberal studies and is currently pursuing a bachelor's in liberal studies with an emphasis in arts and education with an integrated teaching credential at California State University San Marcos.

A member of the dean's list, Emily enjoys giving back through community service and volunteering. She is a member of the CSU San Marcos women's lacrosse team and the assistant coach of the women's varsity lacrosse team at a local high school. In her spare time she also enjoys volunteering for charity groups, attending church, and surfing.

Upon completion of her bachelor's degree and credential certification, she looks forward to earning a master's degree at CSU San Marcos and a doctorate in education at UC San Diego.