Sample Resume



Soccer*: 9-12; 3 varsity letters; MVP in senior year
Musicals*: 9-12; lead role; performed in "Once Upon a Mattress," "Oliver," "Guys and Dolls"
Chorale*: 9-12; alto
MA Link*: 10-12; school service club; selected by administration to serve as an ambassador of Moravian Academy and the Upper School by meeting with prospective families and giving tours, hosting a student for the day, and helping in Admissions Office as needed
MA Pride Mentor*: 11-12; school service club; selected by administration to serve as a mentor to freshmen and new students during their transition to life at Upper School
Outdoor Education Program: 10-12; learn outdoor skills; weekly lessons on kayaking and white water rafting; participate in five weekend trips
Chapel Committee*: 9-12; plan school’s weekly chapel programs; work with chaplain on programs that discuss global and local issues, and programs that teach about the world’s major religions
Model Congress: 10-12; representative; political simulation at Rutgers University; earned Best Senator Award
Coffeehouse – Student Variety Show: 9-12; perform in skits
Scholastic Scrimmage: 11-12; panel member of academic trivia team that competes with other schools, presented on local TV station
International Club: 10-12; provide programs for school community that focus on culture, history, and daily life in other countries of the world
PA Junior Academy of Science: 9-11; earned local and state recognition for research project
* Plan to continue activity at college

Cum Laude Society (academic honors society) – honor limited to 10% of class; June 2014
Devey Award – presented in recognition of outstanding leadership in the school community; June 2014
Prudential Community Service Award – presented in recognition of volunteer service; June 2015

Church Youth Group – For four years performed community service through my church; worked in a soup kitchen, tutored young children and visited elderly people in hospitals during the school year; in summers worked for Habitat for Humanity in Mexico
St. John’s Hospital – Earned an award in recognition of 200 hours of volunteer service over the past two years; currently work as fundraiser on behalf of cancer victims; helped raise $5,000.

2015 – Worked 40 hours per week as a waitress at a local restaurant during June and July; in August participated in an Outward Bound program in Maine for three weeks
2014 – Spent one month in Firenze, Italy as a Rotary International Exchange Student and then hosted an Italian student for one month in my home; worked as cashier at Wegmans grocery store
2013 – Camp counselor at Spruce Lake, a camp for handicapped children, for three weeks; volunteered as a tour guide for the historic Moravian Museum for one month

Reading; favorite authors include Neil Gaiman, John Green, and Erik Larson
Completed several art classes in jewelry making; design jewelry and sell it locally
Extensive travel through large parts of the United States and in Europe (England, Spain, Italy, Germany, and France); visited with relatives in India during the last two summers

Merle Smith Campus

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