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MELODY ZHANG

**All Communication and Media-related activities highlighted in blue for easier location
3831 Teakwood Ln. Rochester Hills, MI 48309 | (C) 248.346.3736 | zhangmel@umich.edu
Additional Communication/Social Media-related Skills
- Used Adobe InDesign daily for information and design layout for two years
- Familiar with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop from use as a newsletter and newspaper editor
- Familiar with the following social media platforms:
Twitter | Managed online account for RHS Newspaper (1 year)
Facebook | Managed page for Oasis Ministry newsletter as Editor-in-Chief (2 years); planned and
hosted multiple large-scale events
Blogging | Contributed to and edited school newspaper website; Familiar with Tumblr and
Wordpress from personal use
- Currently enrolled as a Lloyd Hall Scholar at U of M with focus on creative writing and design
- Experience with Marketing from business-related classes in high school (including Marketing) and
Business Professionals of America competitions
- Experience with film led and directed largest advertising film project for school newspaper;
experience with participation in school News Crew and other advertising campaigns
- Longstanding interest in photography Focus on Digital Photography in Studio Art class; manages
a personal photography blog; newspaper Photo Editor for one year; several state-wide awards for
photojournalism
- Most familiar with marketing in the form of paper advertisement years of experience with
creating flyers for school clubs, church events, school newspaper, and church ministry newsletter
Academic Summary
University of Michigan Class of 2018 Literature, Science and the Arts
Major | (Undeclared)
GPA | 3.93
Rochester High School 180 S. Livernois Rd. Rochester Hills, MI 48307
GPA | 3.82
ACT | 33
SAT | 2175
Advanced Placement Classes (by grade)
10th | Psychology; U.S. History
11th | Language and Composition; Calculus AB; Government

12th | Literature and Composition; Studio Art (Photography and Digital Media as Concentration);
Environmental Science; Statistics
Extracurriculars
Clubs/Teams
4 years | Key Club for Volunteering
2 years | The RHS Talon Newspaper (1 year Opinion/Photo Editor)
1 year | The RHS Talon Design Team
2 years | Quizbowl
2 years | National Honor Society
2 years | Mentor Team (1 year Mentor Council)
1 years | Green Club (Team Leader)
1 years | Business Professionals of America Competitor in Digital Design and Marketing
1 years | Asian InverVarsity (AIV) Chapter Publicity Team
Sports
3 years | Cross Country (1 year Varsity)
2 years | JV Tennis (1 year Captain)

Outside Extracurriculars/Activities
3 years | Detroit Chinese Alliance North Church (DCAN) Worship Team acoustic and lead vocals
2 years | DCAN Youth Ministries Small Group Leader
2 years | DCAN Youth Core Leadership Team
2 years | Oasis Ministries Vine newsletter Editor-in-Chief
1 years | DCAN 2010-2011 Christmas Skit playwright

Work History
U of M Stadium Recycling Management
500 East Stadium Boulevard, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Fill and refill recycling bins placed throughout the stadium on game days
Encourage and manage recycling from fans before and during the game
Collect and recycle waste from shops and stands

9/2014 11/2014

Private Tutor
8/2012 7/2014
Assist, tutor, and teach academic subject material including ACT tests and math and
English.
Junior Kumon Tutor at Kumon Learning Center
9/2012 - 10/2012
65 South Squirrel Rd. Auburn Hills, MI
Taught English and Math courses to Junior Kumon students from ages 2-6.
Planned, evaluated and revised course content and course materials.
Supervised and evaluated students work.
Awards/Competitions

Piano
Michigan Music Teachers Association (MMTA) Piano SAT Level 10 Superior Rating
Highest Level of Achievement trophy in Piano 2010 from National Federation of Music Club
Newspaper
Newspaper Departmental Award 2013
5 Michigan Interscholastic Press Association (MIPA) Individual Awards in Page Design,
Photography, and News and Feature
RHS Talon Newspaper National Scholastic Press Association Pacemaker (NSPA) Winner 2012-2013
Solo & Ensemble for MSBOA Superior Rating 1 in Piano Accompaniment
Honors
Rochester Community Schools Athletic Scholar
Oakland Athletic Association (OAA) Scholar
Northwestern Universitys Midwest Academic Talent Search Recognition Award 2010
Awards
Chinese HSK 5 Proficient (AP Chinese equivalent)
Whos Your Falcon Award May 2012
2011 Chinese Speech Contest 1st place
LA9 Honors Top Artist Award for Outstanding Pen and Ink
Other
One-time book editor
Photography Feature on Christian Web and Calendar
Certifications/Other Skills
Adobe InDesign Proficient
Red Cross Certified Lifeguard
Red Cross Certified First Aid
Certified Babysitter
Familiar with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop