Art Emken III

Art Emken III
School Counselor 5th-8th grade, Pond Road Middle School
2nd year

Favorite Book: “Harvey Penick’s Little Red Book”

Hobbies: Golf  

Favorite color: Blue/Gray

Favorite meal: Soup and a sandwich. 

Favorite musician: The Notorious B.I.G

Favorite sports teams: New York Yankees, Dallas Cowboys and Philadelphia 76ers.  

Favorite Movie: ”The Shawshank Redemption”

Favorite TV shows: “Jeopardy”

You can invite three for dinner: My mom, my brother Blaine and Derek Jeter. 

Proudest moment on the job: When parents thank you or tell you how you've impacted their son’s or daughter’s life.

Fondest memory on the job: Relationships

What is your favorite hidden talent: Where do I start...

What inspires you: Being able to make a difference everyday. 

How do you make connections with students: By being myself and honest. 

If you could pass on your wisdom regarding your job what would you share: Always stay humble and kind.

Is there a quote or saying that you live your life by: "People may not remember what you said, nor what you did, but they will always remember how you made them feel.” - Maya Angelou

What makes a good day at school: Any day that you can make new connections or make someone realize how important they are to someone.
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