Samantha Tatro

Samantha Tatro

Summary

Objectives and Interests

Interested in a college community where I can be Community Service Orientated, involving the Environment, Tutoring Children, Sports, and Writing/Newspaper accessibility to broaden my mind. The accessibility to cultural and work advantages of a large suburban and urban environment in a city such as New York City. 

Education

Education
Sep 2008 - Present

The American School Of The Hague

Education

  •  Expected graduation in June, 2011 from American School of The Hague after completing a strong college preparation course.
  • Summer College at Boston University with emphasis on Law and Creative Writing in 2009.
  • GPA = A-. Class rank not given but probably in 20th percentile.
  • SAT= 1920. SAT 2S= 650 in US History. APs= 4 in US History.

Leadership and Social Action

  • Editor in Chief of the Trojan Times (12)
  • Student Leader of the Recycling Team and Regular Recycler (10, 11, 12)
  • Creative Writing Editor For The Trojan Times and Editorial Staff (10, 11)
  • President of the Film Club (11)
  • Student Elected Co-President of SustainASH, An Active Environmental Group (11, 12)
  • Summer volunteer work working in an orphanage in Racek, Czech Republic
  • Volunteering to teach English in the Favelas in Brazil (7, 8, 9)
  • Babysitting for A Single Mother (10, 11, 12)
  • 30 hours of local community service per year (9, 10)
  • Leadership Team for SustainASH, An Active Environmental Group (10, 11)
  • Student Volunteer at the “English-As-A-Second-Language” Room in the Elementary school with Ms. Moelikker (11, 12)

Athletics and Extracurricular Activities

  • JV/V Volleyball (9, 10, 11, 12)
  • JV Basketball (11)
  • Member of Swim Team training for 2011 NECIS tournament (12)
  • Horseback Riding: Show Jumping and Dressage (4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12)
  • Playing the flute in the school band (6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12)
  • 2nd Chair in ASH High School Band: Invited to participate in workshops and perform at Disneyland Paris for ASH HS Band for 3 years (10, 11, 12)
  • Ballroom and Latin dancing at the Bronze and Silver Level (10, 11, 12)
  • Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) at ASH (12)
  • HS Play: Stage Crew and Hair/Makeup for Dog Sees God (10)
  • Musical: Stage Crew for Pirates of Penance (10)
  • Language Classes: Czech, Portugese (9. 10)

Personal Recognitions

  • Nominated for membership in National Society of High School Scholars (11)
  • Honor Roll (9, 10, 11, 12)
  • Selected to Participate in Boston University’s “Summer Challenge” (10)
  • Selected participant in “Writing your first novel,” a Writer’s Workshop Conference in London
  • Ballroom Dancing Bronze Certificate (11)
  • Participant in ISTA Musical Theater Festival in Hamburg 2011 (12)
  • Nominated as Captain of Volleyball Team (11)
  • Attended First Aid Class and completed successfully (9)
  • Selected to be published in School Creative Literary Magazine The Thought Fox and Laat Zine! (9, 10,11)
  • Faculty Selection for AP English, AP US History, AP Human Geography, AP Comparative Government, AP Statistics, IB SL French Yr 1, IB HL English Yr 1, and a special exception to take IB HL Economics Year 1 under the name of SS Economics. (10, 11, 12)
  • Coach Selection to Participate in Local Show Jumping Gala for the Stable (9, 10)
  • 2nd place with volleyball and basketball team at NECIS tournament involving 8 other schools from around Europe (11)

Life Experience

  • Written 4 Novels of 200+ pages (9, 10, 11, 12)
  • Lived on three different continents (6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12) and visited two (2) other continents
  • Learned to speak French, Czech and Portuguese fluently (9, 10, 11, 12)
  • Helping the less fortunate in the favelas in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to improve their lives
  • Student Volunteer at the “English-As-A-Second-Language” Room in the Elementary school with Ms. Moelikker (11, 12)

Most Proud Of

  • Editor in Chief of the Trojan Times (12)
  • Creative Writing Editor For Trojan Times (10, 11)
  • The completion of four Novels (9, 10, 11, 12)
  • Student Elected Co-President of Sustain ASH, an environmental organization (11, 12)
  • Selected to Participate in Boston University’s “Summer Challenge” (10)
  • Play Cards and baking with my Grandmother in Winter/Summer Breaks (9, 10, 11, 12)
  • Helping the less fortunate in the favelas in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to improve their lives

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