Alabama Public Television Young Heroes of 2001

Emily Meadows

Montgomery, Alabama
St. James High School

Emily's personal qualities have enabled her to serve as an inspiration and example for both students and adults in her community. As a small child, Emily's' leg was amputated due to bone cancer. She is an avid softball and basketball player. Emily never labels herself as disabled even though she wears a prosthetic leg. She is a leader in academics, an athletic star, and an inspiration to others.

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The Young Heroes Program is made possible through the support of:

Rosa Parks Museum
Blue Cross Blue Shiled of Alabama
Signs Now
Landers McLarty Chevolet
Medical Property Trust
Precision Graphics

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