Emma Beall is a junior at T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, Virginia. She coordinates the Alexandria Campaign on Adolescent Pregnancy’s (ACAP) blog and is president of Teens Talk, a T.C. club promoting ACAP’s message and the Keep It 360 Campaign. In March 2012, the Alexandria Commission for Women honored Emma as one of four Teens Talk founding members, along with Rebecca Griesse, former ACAP coordinator, with the Youth Community Services award, which recognizes an adult woman who has tapped the leadership capacities of young people in Alexandria and young adults whose service activities provide a model for community youth.
Emma also writes for Theogony, T.C.’s student-run newspaper. In October 2011, she was appointed to serve on the City of Alexandria’s Children, Youth, and Family Collaborative Commission as a youth representative. Emma serves as a member of the Session, the governing body of the Presbyterian Church U.S.A., at the Old Presbyterian Meeting House in Old Town, Alexandria, where she worked with others to strengthen the Child Protection Policy. She currently serves on her church’s mission committee.