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Miller Nelson

Freshman at University of Alabama; Major: Food and Nutrition

Work Philosophy

Work hard. I believe that no matter what job one has been given, he/she should work at it with all his/her heart ("as if working for The Lord" - Colossians 3:23). If we use our intrinsic skills and education and give our best efforts in our jobs, then good results are sure to follow.

Education

Aug 2010May 2014

High School Diploma

Vestavia Hills High School

-3.98 GPA overall

-ACT composite score: 30

-Involved in athletics and clubs

-Honors history and English courses

Work experience

Aug 2014Present

Student Worker

Office of Academic Affairs at The University of Alabama

-Work 20 hours per week

-Watch front desk - answer calls and greet people 

-Organization - making copies, organizing binders, checking schedule for conference room

-Tasks - making deliveries around campus and fulfill other duties assigned

Apr 2013Aug 2013

Shift Manager

Yogurt Lab

-Work 20 hours per week

-Counted inventory

-Started register in morning and/or shut it down in the evening

-Fulfilled all responsibilities of a team member. 

May 2012Apr 2013

Team Member

Yogurt Lab

-Work 17 hours per week

-Cash register 

-Greet customers and assist to their needs. 

Scholarships and Awards

-Presidential Scholarship recipient for The University of Alabama

Short-Term Goals

1- Make all A's 2- Save money 3- Make good relationships (with faculty and students) 4- Join a club/organization based on what I'm interested in doing for my career in the future 5- Think towards the future - figure out what I want to major in and have a career in - find something I love 6- Stay active and make healthy eating habits - learn how to cook! 7- Shadow someone in a field of my interests 8- Get involved in church and invest time in that community; grow in relationship with Christ and be an example to nonbelievers 9- Build resume with experiences 10- Volunteer for community services and organizations

Long -Term Goals

1- Graduate college in no more than 4.5 years 2- Find job based on major 3- Settle down, marry, and have children (over time - not too soon)

Sample of Work

Research paper written junior year of high school for Honors English 11.

Community Service/ Volunteer Work

-Grace Village Community Garden - Fairfield, Al -Summer 2014 -Worked in garden -Helped build relationships in Community

Community Service/Volunteer Work

-Student Missions Trip to Dominican Republic with Mountain Brook Community -Summer 2013 -Organized and worked in daycares for children in impoverished cities

Community Service/ Volunteer Work

-Operation Christmas Child - Mountain Brook Community Church -November 2012; November 2013 -Organized event for Youthgroup -Provided supplies -Wrapped gifts for children in impoverished countries

Community Service/ Volunteer Work

-Relay for Life Team Captain -February 2012 - May 2012 -Led team meetings -Organized ways to raise money and awareness for cancer