Great Neck Olympian steps off the ice and back into the classroom

After a strong showing in the Winter Olympics in Italy, Emily Hughes went back to school in Great Neck Wednesday. Hughes, who was an alternate in the Olympics, gave a solid performance in Turin and came

News 12 Staff

Mar 1, 2006, 11:39 PM

Updated 6,707 days ago

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After a strong showing in the Winter Olympics in Italy, Emily Hughes went back to school in Great Neck Wednesday.
Hughes, who was an alternate in the Olympics, gave a solid performance in Turin and came in seventh place. The 17-year-old says she is surprised at all the attention she is getting and says just to be a part of the Olympics was amazing.
Now Hughes is back to balancing school and skating. She is starting to prepare for the SATs and the World Championship.
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