Speller No. 167, Emily Theresa Carello
Sponsor:
The Post-Standard, Syracuse, New York

Grade:
Seventh Grade

Age:
15

School:
H.W. Smith School, Syracuse, New York

Profile:

An aspiring ballerina and modern dancer, Emily has participated in many musicals. She played the mouse in the Great Russian Nutcracker, a petite flower and Hot Chocolate in Once Upon a Christmas, one of Cinderella’s stepsisters in her school musical last year and an outlaw in The Two Gentlemen of Verona at summer camp. She also performed Eponine’s solo “On My Own” from Les Misérables. Emily takes dance and art classes, plays piano and plays percussion in the school band. She has placed in her school district’s Oratorical Contest since first grade. In her spare time, Emily enjoys reading, writing, painting and drawing.