EMMA Opperman is proudly sponsored by Gayndah Rotary in the Orange Festival Queen competition.
The 21-year-old Gayndah girl is passionate about her community.
Emma’s interest in cattle and rural issues led her to UQ Gatton, where she studies a Bachelor of Applied Science Production Animal Science.
With her future in production animals, Emma eventual- ly wants to complete a teaching degree to teach agricultural science.
Studying externally, Emma lives in Gayndah and works at Burnett State College as a librarian and teacher’s aide.
It’s the 50th anniversary of Burnett State College this year and Emma is busy organising the school’s history into a limited-edition book.
A regular fixture at Gayndah’s netball competition on Monday nights, Emma loves keeping fit and playing sports.