Friday Night Lights: Meet Ruston’s Emily Tooke

Meet Ruston High’s Emily Tooke

Parents: Jan and Landon Tooke

Siblings: Andrew Tooke

School: Ruston High School

Grade: 12th

Spirit Squad: Band and Colorguard 

Honors/ Activities: National Honor Society; Colorguard Captain; Advanced Band; dual enrollment at LA Tech

Favorite subject in school? History

Favorite show on Netflix? Nailed It

What’s on your play list? Any For King and Country song

Who is your biggest role model? My parents 

Early bird or night owl? Night owl

What do you love about your school? I love the connections the teachers have with the students. 

How long have you been in band and what is it that you enjoy? I have been in band for 4 years and I enjoy the friendships I have made being a part of the organization. 

What is your favorite high school moment? Getting ones and winning the state band competition. 

What are your plans after high school? I plan to attend college at Louisiana Tech and get a degree in business management. 

What are three people from history you would like to sit down and eat dinner with and why? I would definitely like to talk to Katie Lee Biegel and learn about cooking different types of food. Another person I would like to sit and have dinner with is Lin Manuel Miranda and talk about what it’s like to be behind the scenes of a musical or movie. Lastly I would like to sit and talk with one of my ancestors to learn more about my family’s history. 


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