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Aug 2005May 2008

Communication Arts

Hannibal-LaGrange College

I graduated with a Communication Arts degree in Public Relations and Broadcasting. I also have a minor in Speech Communications. While at Hannibal-LaGrange College I was involved as a Resident Assistant and a member of the HLG Cross Country Team.

Aug 2001May 2005

Southwestern High School

In highschool I was Secretary of the National Honors Society, Layout Editor of the School Yearbook, Editor of the School Newsletter, member of the Spanish Club, and a member of the Calculus Club.

Work experience

Aug 2008Aug 2009

Administrative Assistant

A.T. Still University

Administers, organizes and conducts the day-to-day management of the Vice President for Student and Alumni Services office.

  • Produce and distribute the What's Happening in Kirksville newsletter
  • First contact in a high volume, high traffic office
  • Multi-task schedules, communication, and student and faculty contact
  • Compose, type, edit, proof, copy, and distribute correspondence
  • Coordinate and organize meetings
  • Design newsletter, pamphlets, booklets, and fliers using Adobe InDesign
Aug 2008Aug 2009

AWANA - Sparks Teacher

First Baptist Church
  • Teacher to 12 children in Kindergarten through second grade
  • Teach bible study, assist with scripture memorization, and facilitate age appropriate games
Jun 2008Aug 2009

Piano Teacher

  • Teach elementary girl piano
  • Host recitals for student to illustrate piano skills
Aug 2007May 2008

Public Relations Intern

Hannibal-LaGrange College
  • Wrote press releases for the college
  • Created, Formatted, and Layout Editor of an e-newsletter using Adobe InDesign.
  • Produced and Distributed the weekly e-newsletter to faculty, staff, and the administration.
Aug 2006May 2007

Resident Assistant

Hannibal-LaGrange College
  • Resident Assistant in an all girls Residence Hall of 76 women
  • Responsible for a floor of the residence hall that housed 24 women
  • Job duties included activity planner, lobby duties, room checks, bible study, and advisor to women in the residence hall
May 2006Aug 2006


  • Waited on tables and interacted with a large number of people on a daily basis
Aug 2005Feb 2006

Student Admissions Representative

Hannibal-LaGrange College
  • Talked to prospective students about Hannibal-LaGrange College and answered their questions about the school.
2003Jul 2005

Receptionist / Tanning Consultant

West 708 Salon
  • Greeted customers, answered telephone and took appointments for salon
  • Kept tanning area clean and stocked
May 2003Aug 2004


Hoggatt Family
  • Took care of two Russian children, an infant boy and a toddler girl
  • Daily duties included preparing meals, basic household cleaning, and teaching the children their numbers, colors, and letters in English.
May 2002Aug 2002


Kirsch Family
  • Took care of two toddler boys
  • Daily duties included watching and teaching children, preparing meals, and basic household cleaning.


Excellent computer skills with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Publisher. Also excellent with Adobe InDesign and Illustrator. Good communication skills both verbal and written. Organized and able to work on multiple projects at once. Flexible. Detail Orientated. Positive, pro-active, smiles. Genuine like for people.


Member, Communications Committee, A.T. Still University, 2009

Runner, Cross Country Team, Hannibal-LaGrange College, 2006-2007

Secretary, National Honors Society, 2005

Layout Editor, Birds Eye View Yearbook, Southwestern High School, 2005

Editor, Southwestern High School Newsletter, 2004

Member, Quill and Scroll, Southwestern High School, 2005

Member, Spanish Club, Southwestern High School, 2002-2005

Member, Calculus Club, Southwestern High School, 2005


Seeking full time employement


Playing the piano, reading, running, graphic layout and design, scrapbooking, cross-stitching, and spending time with my husband, family, and friends.


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