The Youth Diabetes Foundation of America's
2021 Scholarship Recipients
19 year old Emma was diagnosed with T1D at age 13.
Emma is a full-time student working towards her BA in nursing while attending Pensacola St. College. She wants to become a flight nurse, transporting patients via helicopter.
Emma has a special interest in the fitness world. She says that even though her pancreas doesn't work, the rest of her body does. "If there's a will, there's a way. Life and diabetes have highs and lows but you learn to manage it.