Objective: Seeking a teaching fellowship which can utilize an individual with a passion for serving high school students, an exemplary background in English literature and writing, residential life experience, and years of varied involvement in the Arts.
Grove City College Grove City, PA•••••QPA •••••/•••••
B.A. in English & French May ••••••••••English QPA •••••/•••••
•••••French QPA •••••/••••••••••
Faculty Assistant Grove City College Grove City, PA••••• Winter/Spring •••••
Served the head of Grove City Colleges English department by grading quizzes and papers, printing and copying materials, and assisting in class preparation.
Substitute Residential Counselor Lund Family Center Burlington, VT Summer •••••, Winter •••••
Provided individual, parenting, and life skill support to pregnant and parenting women and their children in a residential treatment setting. Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills by participating in difficult, emotionally charged conversations with clients. Observed, evaluated, and documented parent-child interactions. Encouraged personal responsibility and maturity in clients. Displayed honesty, empathy, a sense of humor, and self-awareness in interactions with clients and staff.
French Tutor Burlington, VT•••••Summer •••••
Displayed a strong ability to connect with and effectively teach a teenager. Utilized a combination of individually tailored verbal, written, and reading techniques to ensure that the student was both enjoying and learning French verbs, vocabulary, culture, and pronunciation.
Transporter Lund Family Center Burlington, VT Summer •••••
Exhibited responsibility by transporting clients with high medical and emotional needs to a variety of appointments.
Substitute Childcare Teacher Lund Early Childcare Program South Burlington, VT Summer •••••
Revealed a caring heart, imagination, awareness of and sensitivity to the stages of child development, and the ability to communicate with and comfort infants and toddlers through assisting with a childcare program
Administrative Assistant Lund Family Center Burlington, VT •••••Summer •••••
Demonstrated maturity, flexibility, and strong interpersonal skills by serving the Director of Lund Family Centers Residential Program and the Executive Director.
Medical Records Assistant Evergreen Family Health Essex, VT••••• Summer •••••
Successfully assisted the head of medical records by creating files for new patients, organizing files for the days patients, consolidating outdated medical records, and locating and delivering necessary patient information to nurses and doctors.
Temporary Administrative Assistant Lund Family Center Burlington, VT •••••January •••••
Activities and Awards
Volunteer Assistant Teacher English for Kids Camp Ste. Fois, Quebec Summer •••••, •••••, •••••
Exhibited maturity and friendliness while assisting with various English immersion programs for French-speaking children. Supervised and interacted with campers and helped with English lessons. Assisted with meal times and activities, and translated between French and English speakers.
Volunteer Fathers and Children Together-VNA Burlington, VT •••••Fall •••••Spring •••••
Displayed a cheerful, caring attitude while taking care of and playing with children between the ages of six months and five years of age and while supervising meal and snack times.
Served as Chair of Publicity and Assistant Editor of Creative Non-Fiction for The Quad MagazineGrove City Colleges Literary Magazine. Selected to serve as Senior Editor of The Quad for Spring •••••
Adapted for the stage and co-directed Edith Whartons Roman Fever in Grove City Colleges TAP One Act Festival, Spring •••••
Member of the Echo Literary Magazine.
Published author of poetry in The Quad and of short creative non-fiction in The Echo
Served as a member of the make-up crew for numerous Grove City College theater productions
Significant editing experience in both formal and informal settings.
Trained classically in ballet for six years, and took classes in jazz, tap, modern, and swing dancing.
Studied classical piano for nine years.
Participated in choir and the Madrigal Choir in high school, as well as music festivals.
GCC Presidential Scholar all 4 years
Winner of the First Prize Jonathan B. Ladd award for excellence in French
Winner of the ODK paper of the year for the Humanities •••••
Member of Alpha Mu GammaForeign Language Honorary
Treasurer and Social Coordinator of Lambda Iota Tao, English honorary
Graduated Summa Cum Laude
Vice-President of the National Honor Society
Recipient of UVMs Green and Gold Scholarship (full-scholarship given to each Vermont high schools valedictorian)
Award for Excellence in English: ••••• and •••••
Award for Excellence in French: •••••
Howard Educational Prize (highest GPA): •••••