Emily Booher is the daughter of James and Susan Booher. She is now a senior at Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas. Emily is majoring in Music, with an emphasis on Cello while also pursuing a minor in Spanish and is planning to graduate in May of 2018. She describes herself as “obsessed with music” and that obsession has paid off as she was awarded grant money for her recording of “The Synesthesia Project” and was also awarded with the Potter Award for the same recording. She has also worked in a recording studio with many artists throughout her life including Zach Hanson of Hanson and Emily Robinson of the Dixie Chicks. Aside from practicing and playing her cello, Emily plays in the University Orchestra, is now learning piano and teaching cello to elementary students. She is a member of Theta Epsilon Chapter of Tri Delta.
Emily mentioned that she has wanted to be a Sun Princess since childhood. She began riding the Lion’s Club float during the Sun Bowl Thanksgiving Day Parade as a toddler and continued that tradition every year through high school.