Name: Emily Smith Brannan
Job: Second grade teacher at St. Luke School
Current home: Columbus
Family: Husband, Joseph, assistant general manager for PMB Broadcasting; dad, Art Smith, Superior Court judge, Chattahoochee Circuit; mom, Sue Smith, speech pathologist for Muscogee County School District; sister, Ellen, student at CSU; father-in-law, Bill Brannan, senior vice president of Flournoy Construction; mother-in-law, Jennifer Brannan, CPA; brother -in-law, Robert, graduate of AUM, pursuing career in physical therapy
Education: B.S. in early childhood/elementary/special education from Samford University in Birmingham, Ala., in 2007; M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education from Columbus State University in 2010
Favorite book: Children's book -- The Doll People series by Ann M. Martin, I read all three to my class every year. In my free time I like to read anything by Denise Hildreth Jones, Emily Giffin or Mary Kay Andrews.
Favorite movie: "While You Were Sleeping" and "Father of the Bride"
Favorite restaurant: I don't cook, so we eat out a lot. I like anything local, especially Deorio's.
Favorite quote: "Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up." -- Galatians 6:9
Best concert attended: I loved attending The Band Perry this past June at the Civic Center benefiting Columbus Hospice.