5 questions with Emily Brannan: Vital Stats

August 4, 2013 

Name: Emily Smith Brannan

Age: 29

Job: Second grade teacher at St. Luke School

Hometown: Columbus

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.

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