Work/Leadership Experience

Work History
Aug 2012 - Present

Baker

"Life Is Sweet"/Self owned Cupcake Business
  • Take orders via phone and online, wrote down customer's orders in an organizer
  • Restocked food/decorating items and took numerous grocery shopping trips
  • Consulted with customers who wanted cupcakes for their wedding, birthday, or other special occasion
  • Delivered cupcakes to specific locations if the customer was unable to pick them up
Aug 2011 - Aug 2015

Summer Bible School Helper

American Lutheran Church
  • Helped organized Bible classes with a variety of activities and worksheets
  • Baked snacks and worked in the kitchen where I layed out baked goods for children to eat 
  • Decorated a theme based church along with housekeeping tasks
  • Trusted with picking children up from daycares and driving them to and from the church
Sep 2014 - May 2015

Peer Tutor

CHS Math tutor
  • Volunteer to help 5th graders succeed in online practices and tests
  • Motivated students to try and reach their highest scores by encouraging positive attitudes
  • Supervised the class and made sure they were staying on task
  • Collaberated with the teacher to know what goals the students needed to accomplish for the day 
Nov 2014 - Mar 2015

Basketball Team Captain

CHS Girls Basketball Captain
  • Motivate teammates, keep structure on the floor, be reliable and counted on by coaches, fans, and teammates
  • Assistant coached 3rd and 4th grade basketball during practices
    • demonstated ball handling, passing and shooting drills, and the basics of playing basketball while encouraging and helping young athletes
  • Chosen to coach 7th grade basketball at a tournment 
    • created plays, motivated kids to go beyond comfort zone in order to achieve a victory
  • Influence others while being a positve role model
Apr 2013 - Nov 2014

Assistant Chef

Minerva's Restaurant; Watertown, SD
  • Charted freezer items that needed to be restocked
  • Bulk Preparations: mixed dips, made fruit cups, cut vegetables, portioned out meat, noodles and rice, and other commands given by the Line Chefs
  • Prepared Sunday brunch: made pancake and waffle batter, hashbrowns, layed bacon trays, and other specials 
Jul 2014 - Aug 2014

Summer Reading Program

Castlewood Elementary School
  • Supervised children while they read books, completed reading assignments, played games, and did experiments
  • Researched and performed chemistry experiments for elementary students that would be educational and had them participate in the activity
  • Walked small groups to and from the library each week to check out and return books
Sep 2013 - May 2014

Chemistry Peer Tutor

Castlewood High School
  • Organized chemicals onto shelves based on reactivity 
  • Handled toxic chemicals and mixed solutions according to lab instructions
  • Set out equipment onto lab tables that were needed to complete lab assignments
  • Balanced chemical equations and provided instructions on how to mix solutions 
  • Washed contaminated containers and other utensils

Education

Education

Anticipated Graduation: May 2015

Castlewood High School
  • GPA: 3.9/4.0
Apr 2014 - May 2014

Health Science Field Experience

Prairie Lakes Hospital
  • Job shadowed 5 departments at Prairie Lakes Healthcare
  • Shadowed a Dietician for 6 weeks

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Skills

Skills

Knife Skills

Learned basic knife cuts during Culinary Arts (Prostart) in 2013 and passed knife cut tests given by our teacher; Taught how to cut fast and crisp during my employment at Minerva's

First Aid/CPR/AED Certified

Certified to perform chest compressions, use an AED kit, perform wound healing techniques, transport patients to and from hospital beds; 

Knowledgable in Spanish

Passed 4 years of Spanish classes throughout High School

Computer and typing skills

Created Microsoft documents, power points, spreadsheets; knowledgable in excel, Movie Maker, Prezi

Decorating/designing skills

Decorate/frost cupcakes for themes such as: birthdays, weddings, holidays, etc., created fondant decorating pieces

Pianist

Able to play music by ear, took 3 years of piano lessons, performed at various piano recitals, wrote a few fun songs

Certifications

Certifications

National Career Ready 

South Dakota Department of Labor
Recieved a Gold Certificate in Applied Math, Locating Information, and Reading Information

Selected Student of the Quarter 2012

Castlewood High School
Voted Student of the Quarter 9th Grade year by teachers
Sep 2014 - May 2015

Voted Student Council Member

CHS Student Body
Decide on event themes, organize school dances, provide food for dances and other special occasions, line meetings to discuss events going on in the school
2011 - 2015

Honor Roll of Excellence throughout High School

Castlewood High School
2013 - 2015

Volunteer member of our National Honor Society

Volunteer during Red Ribbon week to educate children about the effects of drugs on the human body; Breast cancer awareness bake sale- baked goods for fundraising, managed money for buyers; Planted flowers on school grounds; Gave and collected food for food pantry

References

References

Kyle Kooima:

Teacher at Castlewood High School, 310 E. Harry St. Castlewood, SD 57223; Work: (605) 793-2351, Kyle.Kooima@k12.sd.us

Ruth Fodness

Youth group leader, 106 N. 6th Ave, Castlewood, SD 57223; Cell: (605) 520-4035, rfodness@mchsi.com

Leslie Tvedt

Computer Technician/Precalculous Teacher / Basketball coach; 310 E. Harry St. Castlewood, SD 57223; Work: (605) 793-2351, Leslie.Tvedt@k12.sd.us

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