Emma Payne
Emma Payne
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Cambridge, Mass.
High School: Cambridge Rindge & Latin School
Position: Distance

Before Harvard
Four-year letterwinner in track and two-year member of the cross country team at Cambridge Rindge & Latin School ... Also competed in soccer and swimming ... Greater Boston League one- and two-mile champion as a junior and senior and cross country champion in 2012 ... Helped the Falcons win the Greater Boston League girls indoor track championship in 2011-2012 ... Named the Boston Globe/Richard Phelps Scholar Athlete for 2011-2012 ... Two-time Greater Boston League All-Star in cross country, indoor track and outdoor track ... Team MVP for cross country, indoor track and outdoor track as a junior and senior ... Captained track for two years and cross country for one ... Placed first twice and second once in her age division of the Cambridge City Run.

National Merit Scholar ... Member of National Honor Society ... President of Environmental Action Club ... Best Buddies officer ... French Club member ... Harvard Square Homeless Shelter volunteer ... Also enjoys swimming, exploring the outdoors and working as a camp counselor.