Journalism major and Ernie Pyle Scholar at the School of Journalism at Indiana University. Cumulative GPA of 3.59, GPA in major GPA of 4.00.
COLLEYVILLE HERITAGE HIGH SCHOOL
Enrolled in the Advanced Placement (AP), Pre-AP and Gifted and Talented programs at Colleyville HeritageHS on the Texas Distinguished Achievement Program for graduation. Cumulative GPA of 4.32.
MAGAZINE FEATURES ASSISTANT
Assisted the features editor in story planning and editing for
INDIANA DAILY STUDENT
On the general assignment and multimedia desks for the
Indiana Daily Student
THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS
SUMMER WRITING INTERNSHIP
SUMMER 2009; SUMMER2008
One of seven high school interns, I worked for
where I reported and wrote stories as well asshot and edited video for
The Dallas Morning News
FREELANCE JOURNALIST FOR ALLIANCE NEWS
Wrote and photographed stories for publication in Alliance Regional Newspapers. (
The Colleyville Courier,The Grapevine Courier, The Southlake Journal
Pre-screened and wrote movie reviews and other features for publication.
KING HUSSEIN CANCER CENTER AND FOUNDATION
Volunteered for the King Hussein Cancer Center’s Jordan Breast Cancer Program in Amman, Jordan.
AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY RELAY FOR LIFE
Team captain and member of the planning committee for the Northeast Tarrant County Relay for Life. I wasthe youngest in both positions.
Organized and led a team of my peers for the Northeast Tarrant County Relay for Life and raised over $1,000for the American Cancer Society.
Organized and led a team for the Northeast Tarrant County Relay for Life and raised $860 for the AmericanCancer Society.
CENTRAL TEXAS YOUTH IN MISSION TRIP
Aided the United Methodist Committee on Relief in New Orleans, Louisiana by helping to rebuild homes thatwere destroyed in Hurricane Katrina.
Helped to do work for the elderly and under-privileged in rural Oklahoma including yard work, painting,building wheelchair ramps and rooﬁng houses
NATIONAL FORENSIC LEAGUE NATIONAL TOURNAMENT
Helped run concessions and other aspects of the national tournament held during the summer of 2006 atColleyville Heritage HS and Grapevine HS.
INSTITUTE ON POLITICAL JOURNALISM
Accepted to the Fund for American Studies Institute on Political Journalism in Washington, DC for thesummer of 2011.
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