Senior Spotlight: Emmaline Leleux


Olivia Brown, Staff Writer

Name: Emmaline Leleux

Grade started at Ascension: Pre-K 3

Favorite teachers at Ascension: Señora Acevedo because “she pushed me to learn in new ways and is always there for me inside and outside of the classroom,” Mrs. Roberts because “she encourages me to be myself fully, taught me to always stand up for what I believe in, and helped me to discover my love of creative writing,” and Coach Jill because “she is easy to talk to, trustworthy, and never fails to make sure that all her students are okay.”

Future Plans: Emmaline plans to attend LSU in the fall and major in Special Education with a minor in non-profit business. She hopes to one day run her own non-profit for people with special needs that will serve as a resource center for them to get jobs and get involved in sports and social events.

Some fun facts about Emmaline:

Sports she has played at Ascension: Swim & Cross Country

Her role model: Her mom because “she is kind to everyone she encounters, she is generous beyond measure, she is steadfast in that she is my rock in the good and bad times, and lastly she is the ultimate best friend.”

Her pastimes: Shopping & eating

Her nicknames: “Em,” “Leex,” “Lele,” “Emmykate”

Her fav. music artists: Brothers Osborne, Thomas Rhett, & Ke$ha

Her fav. memory at Ascension: When Madeleine Thibeaux got covered in cheesy fries at the False River football game

What gets her up in the morning: “I have to graduate and its a requirement for me to bring my brother to school”

What she looks for in a future soulmate? “Someone who can cook”

Her fav. pair of shoes: “My saddle oxfords obviously”

If you could be one celebrity, who would you be and why? Dr Phil because “he’s an iconic slay queen”