Emmie Thompson serves as the Student Body President for the University of South Carolina. She is a junior from Lexington, South Carolina in the South Carolina Honors College. She is majoring in Public Relations, with minors in Economics and Business Administration. Emmie plans to attend law school after her undergraduate studies.
Emmie’s love for the University of South Carolina has made her passionate about the betterment of the student experience, which she believes has domino effects both in the individual lives on campus and in the communities they will impact. She sees Student Government as an outlet to serve within her means and hopes to establish tangible change during her term.
Emmie joined Student Government freshman year as a member of the Executive Cabinet and then served as the Deputy Chief of Staff to Student Body President Reedy Newton, Emmie has also served in other areas of campus as both Operations Specialist and Ronald McDonald House Philanthropy Chair of her sorority, Alpha Delta Pi. She was a member of the Carolina CLIMB program which educates students in low-income high schools of the state on financial literacy and academic preparedness, and she is a member of the Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity. Emmie enjoys being a part of campus ministry and volunteering in the local area, as well as working part-time for a Consulting Firm.
She is thrilled for this opportunity to compete in Dancing with the Palmetto Stars, and is honored to be a part of such a philanthropic endeavor. Emmie hopes to represent the Gamecocks well on the dance floor!
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