actually, it could be used in this way. it means, a person who holds controversial opinions. she thinks changelings are the ultimate beings, and that she is a higher ruler than celestia, so it's possible.
Cute, this is a completely different (yet adorable) take on Chrysalis. Maybe make an older version of the same concept? As for your high school friends, I'd say they were just "late bloomers"... or something like that.