Mrs. Emily Polak » Bio


Emily Polak is an upper school English teacher at the Academy. She grew up in Bettendorf, Iowa and attended Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, Georgia where she received a Bachelor of  Arts in English and a Master of Arts in Teaching. She taught Pre-AP English 9, Honors English 12, Freshman Composition, and Yearbook at Bob Jones High School for nearly six years. She and her husband, Lane, have one son, August, and two spoiled cats. She and her family love mountain biking and traveling (especially to Disney World!). She enjoys writing young adult fiction, baking, and photography in her spare time. She attends Rivertree Church with her family. Her favorite Bible verse is Romans 8:39.