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So. Aroostook Class of 2020-Emily Canavan
So. Aroostook Class of 2020-Emily Canavan
Jon Porter
Friday, March 27, 2020

So. Aroostook Senior Emily Canavan serves as Secretary of the So. Aroostook Chapter of the National Honor Society.  As a junior, Emily was selected as a delegate to represent So. Aroostook at Dirigo Girls State and also attended the Maine Youth Leadership Conference when she was a sophomore.    

Emily is an accomplished percussionist earning several awards.  She has been selected to attend the All-Aroostook Music Festival seven times!!  She has also been selected to attend the All-State Music Festival twice and also selected to attend the All-New England Music Festival.  Emily plays multiple instruments but her favorite is the drums.  She is a member of the SACS Band and LOVES playing drum solos during the high school basketball tournament.  We love it too Emily!

Emily attends the Bethel Church in Oakfield and says, "the church has been pretty much my second home for the past seven years."  She has been a member of the church youth group and worship team for the last seven years. Emily plays the drums every Sunday morning at church.  She also plays at church events, Summer camps, and at other churches in the area. She has a passion for leading people into worship.  She has taken on various roles at the church which include; writing original music, helping and leading a prayer group, running social media accounts for the church, and also helping design and create content for church events.

Emily currently works part-time at the Island Falls Town Office.  Her future plans are to attend Liberty University Online to earn a degree in Business Administration: Digital Marketing and Advertising and to pursue a career in social media marketing.  She also would like to continue to stay involved with some type of ministry work.  Emily is the daughter of Richard and Esther Canavan.