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Junior/senior high school student highlighting academics.

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1515 Stanley Drive #62
Hometown, KS 66202
(913) 555-1938

Outstanding student with experience in print and online journalism seeks opportunity to learn by doing while working with a communications, public relations, or publishing firm through a part-time job or summer internship.

Completed three years at Hometown High School.
Graduation date: May 2014.
G.P.A. 3.85. Top 5% of class.

Newspaper Staff Member, Hometown High School

  • Aug 2013 - present. Features editor of campus newspaper, responsible for award-winning design.
  • Aug 2010 - Aug 2013. Researched information for news articles using library and Web sources. Composed and edited informational articles, columns, editorials, and advertising copy.

Yearbook Committee Member, Hometown High School

  • Aug 2013 - present. Editor-in-chief of yearbook staff. Leader of design and publication teams from initial layout through finished product.
  • Aug 2010 - Aug 2013. Yearbook staff member. Experience taking photographs, designing layout, and writing captions and sidebars.

Technical writing; advanced composition; debate; video production; computer classes providing knowledge of word processing, desktop publishing, and Web software.


  • U.S. Media Association Scholarship recipient
    Scholarship based on academic achievement, community service, and campus participation and leadership in high school communications projects and studies.
  • 2012 Best High School Newspaper Design winner
    Central State Regional Communications Contest, sponsored by the Communications Department, State University.
  • President of high school chapter of
    Future Communicators of America (FCA), 2012 - present

    Member, 2011 - present.
  • Treasurer of National Honor Society, 2012 - present

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