Getting to know Emily Ward

August 18, 2009|By KEIRA CALE / Pulse correspondent

Editor's note: Emily Ward is a Pulse correspondent. Watch for future Pulse editions to get to know the rest of the staff. Do you know of a local teen who should be profiled? Contact Assistant Lifestyle Editor Crystal Schelle at 301-733-5131, ext. 2340, or .

Name: Emily Ward

Age: 13

School: St. Mary Catholic School

Grade this fall: eighth-grade

Music genre: I like many different kinds of music

Hobbies: play piano, read, write, ice-skate, dance

Favorite color: blue

Why did you join Pulse? To learn to write better, and because I wanted to see what it was like to work for a newspaper


Favorite food: Mexican

Favorite place: I don't really have one

Family: Mom, Dad and sister Madeleine

What's your personal style? Nothing too extreme.

What's your favorite book? I like to read almost anything except historical fiction.

What's your favorite object and why? A comfy chair or sofa so I can curl up and read or just be comfortable

Weirdest thing they've done in the past week: I haven't really done anything too weird in the past week

Which iPod are you and why? A blue nano because it's nothing too fancy, but still a good color.

What color would you dye your hair? I like my color now, so if I had to, it would be a slightly lighter or darker version of what I have now.

If you could have a magical talent, what would it be? Being able to breathe underwater.

Favorite word and why: square, because I like the way it looks written down on paper.

If you could do anything, what would you do? I would probably move to a tropical island for a month or two and have a really cool house on the beach.

What color would you change your eyes? I like my color now, but if I had to change I'd probably pick green.

What song would you listen to forever? I don't have a song that I could listen to forever.

Favorite weird food mixture: scrambled eggs with ketchup and cheese.

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