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Born and raised in Hickory, Boyd recently received a degree in communications studies at Gardner-Webb University. He has a particular affinity for playing and listening to jazz and electronic music. Both together are good too. His faith is very important to him. He likes to try everything on the menu, but a favorite is the time-tested latte. Hobbies include learning new instruments, photography, and cinematography. Boyd will be married this year.
Born in Hickory, raised in Hickory, still in Hickory, Rachel is a graduate of Lenoir Rhyne University with a degree in Graphic Design. She is a big fan of all things coffee, designing, playing music, and Jesus.
Having only recently become a barista, her love for delectable coffee drinks started long before her arrival at Emerson's. Coming from Maryland, Rachel recently graduated from Lenoir Rhyne University and has became folded into the arms of the Emerson's Coffee family. Until her future is unveiled she plans to stay and continue to create drinks for the public of Hickory, NC.
Alyssa moved to Asheville from Raleigh to attend UNCA where she pursues a classics major with a concentration Greek and Latin. She is strongly attached to two crazy roommates, classical piano, and a car that usually doesn't do what it's supposed to. Her favorite Emerson's drink is anything caffeinated!
Born in Indiana, raised in Georgia, and recently moved to Hickory, Caleb is a current student at CVCC. He is also the Generations Director at Vintage City Church and loves what he does. Caleb also loves music, movies, hanging with friends, and meeting new people.
Caleb was raised in N. Georgia with experience roasting and blending for a large internet distributor many years before becoming a barista. He has many other passions, from coffee & tea to computers & music. Recently he's learned to farm/garden through traveling the country as a WWOOFer and Couchsurfer. If there is anything Caleb is truly passionate about it is Community & Family. You can find him working in the soil or with his head in the books when he is not doing anything else.
Amber has worked at Emerson's for about 3 years. Her favorite past time is chasing her 15 month old son. When she's at work her favorite drink is an iced hazelnut latte or a coconut Italian cream soda.
My name is Courtney. Emerson's Coffee has been a part of my life for 8 years. Being caffeinated by coffee coolers - a personal favorite while I work - keeps me on my toes. As a barista my favorite aspect is making iced lattes with flavor. So come down and get a drink!
A native of the great state of Tennessee, Alex is pursuing a degree in Religious Studies from UNCA with a focus in African religion. Alex is an avid musician who plays everything from classical to bluegrass and nearly everything in between His favorite drink at Emerson's is a red eye.