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Work History

Apr 2015Present

Copy Editor

Foothill Dragon Press

Given the title of first-ever copy editor after the Editor-in-Chief noticed my initiative in correcting articles for spelling, grammar, and AP style. I edit all articles on the Dragon Press site for formatting and clarity.

Apr 2014Present

Sports Editor

Foothill Dragon Press

Along with co-editor, was the first-ever sports editor for the Foothill Dragon Press. Worked to build sports section from the ground up.

Aug 2013Apr 2014

News Writer

Foothill Dragon Press

Student writer with award-winning high school online publication. Writer for the news section for one school year. Worked on 24 hour deadlines to cover school and community events; articles had to be ready by the next day. 

Extracurriculars

Sep 2013Present

GirlUp

Vice President from Aug. 2014- present

Member of the United Nations Foundation club since the founding of its Foothill Tech chapter. Worked to elevate the status of girls worldwide by organizing advocacy workshops, such as call-in days and letter-writing campaigns to California senators to get them to sponsor the Girls Count Acts of 2013 and 2015.

Nov 2013Present

National Speech and Debate Association

FTHS Speech Captain from May 2015- present

Member since sophomore year in high school. Competed in both individual speech events (in which placed second in Tri-Valley League in Storytelling) and as half of a two-person debate team.

Aug 2014Jun 2015

FIRE Leader

Foothill Technology High School

As a tutor in the FIRE program, I volunteered half of my lunch hour for four days a week mentoring ninth graders, helping them with homework and providing guidance as they transitioned into high school. A continuation of my work the year prior as a tutor with Project Understanding.

Feb 2013Present

California Scholarship Federation

Foothill Technology High School

An academic honor group.