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Jordan Michelle Jones

5132 Crystal Water Dr Austin, TX 78735

512-892-9120

jordan.michelle.jones@gmail.com

Education

Aug 11 - Present

Stephen F. Austin High School Austin, Texas

Aug 11 - Present

The Academy for Global Studies Austin, Texas

Nov 11 - Nov 11

Educational Trip to Arkansas 9th Grade

As a part of the Academy for Global Studies, I visited Heifer Ranch in Perryville, Arkansas and stayed in their global village where we faced challenges such as limited resources as we simulated living in a third world country. We also visited other sites such as Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Jan 13 - Jan 13

Educational Trip to Costa Rica 10th Grade

As a part of the Academy for Global Studies, I visited Costa Rica where we did service work on an indigenous reservation, visited local farms, toured a coffee plantation, and learned about sustainability at EARTH University.

Feb 14 - Feb 14

Educational Trip to Boston, Massachusetts 11th Grade

As a part of the Academy for Global Studies, I visited Boston, Massachusetts where I participated in a group project focused on Haitian immigrants in Boston. We

scheduled interviews, went to a Haitian dance class, and had the opportunity to visit

a Haitian Adult Day Health Center in a town outside of Boston. We also spent a day

sightseeing in Salem, Massachusetts following our reading of The Crucible by Arthur Miller in our English class.

Volunteer Service

Feb 12 - Feb 12

Volunteer Austin, Texas Angel House Soup Kitchen Grade 9 Total Hours: 2

 

I

volunteered with my church group serving lunch at the soup kitchen.

Mar 12 - Mar 12

Volunteer Austin, Texas Eagle Scout Project Grade 9 Total Hours: 6

 

I

helped my friend create a kickball field at a local elementary school.

Mar 12 - Mar 12

Volunteer Austin, Texas Eagle Scout Project Grade 9 Total Hours: 4

 

I

helped my friend build a Bocce Ball court.

Apr 12 - Apr 12

Volunteer Clint Small Middle School Clint Small Middle School Band Grade 9 Total Hours: 5

I volunteered as a room monitor at Clint Small Middle School's solo and ensemble

Jul 12 - Jul 12

Jan 13 - Jan 13

Mar 13 - Mar 13

Jun 14 - Jul 14

competition.

Leader Austin, Texas Park Hills Baptist Church

Total Hours: 15

I volunteered at my church's vacation bible school as the leader of the missions portion.

Volunteer Costa Rica Bribri Indigenous Reservation Grade 10 Total Hours: 5

I volunteered by picking up trash, planting trees, and painting a local church building.

Organizer Austin, Texas Teens for Homeless Youth Grade 10 Total Hours: 12

During the spring of our sophomore year in the Academy for Global Studies, we formed groups that planned and carried out a volunteer project. Our group was called Teens for Homeless Youth and we collected donations from a middle school and local neighborhoods to give to organizations in Austin that assist people who are homeless.

Volunteer

Austin, Texas

Camp Bluebonnet

Total Hours: 15

I volunteered at Camp Bluebonnet, a reading summer camp for elementary school students, from June 23 to June 26, 2014 and July 7 to July 10, 2014.

Extracurricular Activities

Aug 11 - Present

Concert Band

Grades 9,10,11,12

7

Hrs/Week

Member of Honor Band: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th. 1st Division Solo in Solo and Ensemble: 11th. 1st Division Ensemble in Solo and Ensemble: 9th, 10th, 11th. Member of All-District Band: 10th.

Aug 11 - Present

Marching Band

Grades 9,10,11,12

8

Hrs/Week

Band President: 12th. Section Leader: 11th, 12th. Band Manager: 10th, 11th, 12th. Member of A-Block: 10th, 11th, 12th.

Aug 13 - Present

Link Crew

Grades 11,12

3

Hrs/Week

Link Crew as a whole is an organization that helps freshmen with their transition into high school. I am also in a Link Crew class where we develop communication and leadership skills, as well as work with fellow students who are in special education classes at our school.

Sep 04 - May 14

Tap Dance

Grades 9,10,11

1 Hrs/Week

2013-2014 was my tenth year of taking tap dance classes.

Awards/Certificates

Oct 13

Earned Letter in Band

Skills/Academic Achievement

May 12

Earned Adobe Certified Associate Certification

May 12

In Adobe Photoshop CS5 Trustee Scholar Award for Top 10% of Class

May 13

Trustee Scholar Award for Top 10% of Class

Feb 14

Inducted into National Honor Society

Mar 14

Peer Mentor Certification

May 14

Received through Link Crew Earned Academic Letter in Spanish

May 14

Trustee Scholar Award for Top 10% of Class

Aug 14

AP Scholar Award