Emily Johnson is a 2012 recipient of the Girls Ministries Gold Medal of Honor, given by the Rocky Mountain District of the Assemblies of God. Emily is the daughter of Dell and Lynette Johnson of Delta, and has one brother, Derrek.
She is 17 years old.
Emily is a junior at Delta High School. Her favorite subjects include math and history. She is involved in several activities at Delta First Assembly of God. She is a volunteer in iKids (children's church), youth group, and a student leader. She also participates in 4-H, shooting sports (air rifle and .22) and decorating cakes.
Emily plans to attend Trinity Bible College in Ellendale, N.D., where she will study to be a children's pastor.
Girls Ministries is a program for girls from preschool age through high school. Recipients of the Gold Medal of Honor must complete many requirements and achievements including reading the entire Bible multiple times, memorizing dozens of scripture verses, and completing all units in five programs. Emily has completed all the requirements and testing for the Gold Medal of Honor and has achieved honor credentials in the following clubs: Rainbows (preschool), Daisies (kindergarten), Prims (grades 1-2), Stars (grades 3-5), Friends (grades 6-8), and Girls Only (high school). She will be publicly recognized in a ceremony held on Wednesday, May 30, at 7 p.m. at Delta First Assembly of God. Family and friends are welcome to attend.
Emily would like to thank her church and her teachers, Kay Crespin, Wilma Johnson, Bev Ray, Norma Lee Markley, Phyllis Snyder, Roni Prescott, Ruth Thompson and Ashley Varner, and especially her mom, for teaching her and encouraging her to grow in her relationship with God.blog comments powered by Disqus