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ALEXANDRA ELLIS

4313 W Prien Lake Road Lake Charles, LA 70605 337-602-8402 alexellis@email.com

Objective
To obtain a degree in a business related concentration and environmental studies from a prestigious university to gain the experience and knowledge
necessary for admission into a top ranked graduate school with the aspiration to work for myself as an entrepreneur or at a top company

Academic Profile
ACT Composite: 32
Course rigor: Have completed 4 AP and 4 honors courses as of May 2016
Scheduled graduation: May 2017
Schools attended:
August 2015-Present
Saint Louis Catholic High School
Average graduating GPA: 3.7 weighted
GPA in attendance: 4.5 weighted
August 2003-May 2015
Isidore Newman High School
Average graduating GPA: 3.3 weighted
GPA in attendance: 3.7 weighted

Lake Charles, Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana

Activities
SLCHS

Newman

Earth Club Secretary 11


Responsible for tracking attendance and dues in Excel and assisting in the smooth operation of club functions
Attend one service project each quarter relevant to conservation
Elected by faculty sponsor in second month of attendance at SLCHS
Key Club Treasurer 11
Responsible for finding service opportunities for the club considering schedules and funding
Elected by peers in second month of attendance at SLCHS
Art Club Secretary 11
Attend one service project each quarter relevant to art
Elected by peers in second month of attendance at SLCHS
Future Business Leaders of America Member 11
Attend monthly meetings to better leadership skills
Prom Committee Member 11
Gathered materials and managed funds within a small group of students to plan and decorate prom
PEP Committee Grade Representative 9-10
Two students from each grade level are elected annually to promote school spirit year-round and plan
homecoming week and its activities
Elected two years in a row
Green Club Member 9-10
A club promoting eco-friendly behaviors on campus
ACTIONS Club Member 9-10
A community service club
Aided in the creation and functioning of several fundraisers on campus

Recognition
SLCHS

Newman

Key Club Outstanding Member of the Year May 2016


Student of the Month April 2016
3rd Place Overall at State Rally in Environmental Science April 2016
1st Place Overall at District Rally in Environmental Science March 2016
Literary Rally Nomination in Environmental Science December 2016
Chosen out of more than 60 seniors taking the class
National Honor Society September 2016
Mu Alpha Theta October 2016
First Honor Roll 9-10 (3 semesters)
Second Honor Roll 10 (1 semester)

Community Service
SLCHS

Newman

Four Paws Society Volunteer since October 2015


Assist a dog rescue center by bathing, washing, and feeding the dogs
Helped run a garage sale benefiting the rescue
SLCHS Christian Service Program Participant 11
Completed the required 20 service hours for SLCHS juniors at a retirement home
Completed further service within a group of SLCHS students guided by the Campus Ministry faculty sponsor
outside of school recognition
Relay for Life Team captain 9-10
Organized fundraisers within a group of friends and promoted the cause on campus and within the community
two years in a row

Work Experience
January-May 2016

June-July 2015

June 2015

Private Tutor
Provided a student from the Class of 2018 and a student from the class of 2020 with
test preparation, homework help, and organizational strategies for improved grades
and increased confidence in an academic setting
Time commitment: 4 hours per week
Student Intern Perez Architecture
Photographed sites, attended sales meetings, aided in modernizing the filing system
Emailed the president to intern for her for free to gain professional exposure
Invited to stay longer and return the following summer
Time commitment: 40 hours per week for 2 weeks
Student Intern Waggoner & Ball Architects
Visited sites, attended conferences, took and organized digital notes for the
architects, drafted plans
Emailed the president to intern for him for free to gain professional exposure
Time commitment: 40 hours per week for 1 week

Lake Charles, Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana

Interscholastic Athletics
SLCHS

Newman

Varsity Soccer
Made starting lineup as a new junior on the team that became District Champions and State Semi-Finalists
Time commitment: 14+ hours per week for 5 months
Varsity Track
Competed on the winning Regional and District Finals teams
Time commitment: 12+ hours per week for 8 weeks
Varsity Soccer
Assisted the team in becoming State Quarter-Finalists my sophomore year, State Finalists my freshman year, and
District Champions both years
Time commitment: 12+ hours per week for 5 months

Interests and Skills


Self-studied for the AP Environmental Science exam during my junior year
Media Production
Individually produced a documentary short on the September 11th Terrorist Attacks that was shown to the student and faculty body on the
anniversary of the attacks two years in a row
Skilled Equestrian
Competitive from 2007-2013
Won many ribbons and titles from hunter/jumper horse shows