Andrew Whiteman, a Michigan resident, is currently attending Oberlin College in Ohio and hopes to find work in the field of biology after graduation, later possibly attending graduate school. His studies at Oberlin are concentrated on both biology and religion, and he earned a position as an assistant to a biology professor, aiding in research that involved muscle contraction, muscle regulation, and the genetic sequencing of mutated nematodes. In further research, Andrew Whiteman has interned with Cleveland Metroparks Zoo twice. For a Winter Term Project, he observed primates and cheetahs, and having enjoyed it, he returned after being accepted for a more in-depth summer research internship that involved collecting and reporting data for primate research. While furthering his studies, Andrew Whiteman has received the John Frederick Oberlin Merit Scholarship. In addition, Andrew ran varsity cross country at Oberlin for three years and varsity track for two years. Andrew Whiteman attended Royal Oak High School in Michigan, where he first began running cross-country and track. He was a member of the National Honor Society and graduated as co-valedictorian. He also participated in the German American Partnership Program. His family hosted a German student during a month in the fall, and he later lived with a family in Germany the following summer, during which time he developed an understanding of the German language that he has since honed. Andrew Whiteman also worked for three years as a counselor for Cranbrook Day Camp in Michigan. He was in charge of a group of young campers and made sure they were healthy, safe, and happily engaged in camp activities.Andrew Whiteman is computer literate in common systems such as Word, Excel, and Powerpoint, as well as special systems, such as Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) predictive analytics software. He spends his free time reading, watching movies, and biking.
Jun 2006 - Aug 2008
Cranbrook Day Camp
Worked as a summer counselor, trained in CPR and First Aid, including asthma attacks, heat strokes, and allergies requiring use of an EpiPen. Monitored approximately 20 11-year-olds. Built a sense of respect and community in campers. Led and motivated campers in sports, such as soccer and archery, and other activities, such as arts and crafts and science.