Mrs. Emilie Penner graduated Ellsworth High School in 1998. She attended Kansas State University and received her Bachelors of Science Degree in Human Ecology/Family and Consumer Science Education. After graduation, Mrs. Penner taught for two years at Junction City High School and one year at Salina South Middle School. At Junction City High School, she taught Foods I, Foods II and Living on Your Own. She was also the KAY club sponsor and the assistant girls swim coach. She taught an introductory course to both 7th and 8th grade students at Salina South Middle School. She is currently teaching Family Living, Health, Nutrition, Parenting, Basic FACS, Basic Foods, Apparel I , II and III at EJHS.
Along with teaching at EJHS, Mrs. Penner enjoys spending time with family and friends, interior decorating, swimming and supporting the K-State Wildcats. Mrs. Penner married her husband, Raymond, on June 5, 2004. They reside in Ellsworth with their two daughters: Saraya and Hadyn.