Emma Chen is a junior at McLean High School with a deep interest in visual arts. She recently began exploring the economic impact of the arts and is actively involved in researching and discussing her findings. She strongly believes the arts have positive social benefits, and frequently volunteers through art events with her arts organization. She is a member of her school’s Tartan Literary Magazine that collects and publishes McLean’s best student literature and art. In her free time, Emma enjoys taking landscape photos, visiting art museums, and window shopping.