EDUCATION
Fall 2002 - Present
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Major: Public Relations
Minor: Business Administration
Graduation Date: Spring 2005
Fall 1998 - Spring 2002
Palm Harbor University High School,Palm Harbor, FL
International Baccalaureate Program
Diploma Holder

EXPERIENCE
January 2003 - May 2003, Public Relations Student Society of America, Alpha PRoductions
Account Associate for United Way of Alachua: Duties included assisting with creation of newsletter and writing internal articles
January 2003 - May 2003, Simply Gorgeous Event Planning, Gainesville, FL
Intern: Duties included assisting in preparation and coordination of events
November 2002 - Present, Outreach Ambassador Program, Gainesville, FL
Leader of a 10-person team responsible for recruiting minority students from Palm Harbor University High School to attend the University of Florida
June 2000 - Present, The List Experts, Inc., Safety Harbor, FL
Promotions and List Manager assistant: Duties include developing promotional plans and attending to office responsibilities for this direct marketing company
June 2000 - June 2001, Intergenerational Pen Pal Program, Clearwater and Palm Harbor, FL
Creator and Leader: Organized a pen pal program between residents of an independent living facility and children of an after-school program
May 1999 - March 2002, Chi Chi Rodriguez Youth Foundation, Clearwater, FL
Volunteer Assistant to Director of Development: Duties included organizing golf tournament fundraisers and running the events
Nov. 1998 - March 1999,Brian Aungst Clearwater Mayoral Campaign, Clearwater, FL
Volunteer: Duties included participating in a phone bank and canvassing door-to-door in Clearwater neighborhoods

MEMBERSHIPS
Journalism and Communications Ambassadors
September 2003 - Present: Active Member
Public Relations Student Society of America
January 2003 - Present: Active Member
Phi Eta Sigma, National Honor Fraternity
January 2003 - Present: Active Member
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Student Advisory Board
2001 - 2002: Executive Board Secretary
National Honor Society
2000 - 2001: Executive Board Treasurer
2001 - 2002: Junior Board Member
Aftermath Yearbook Staff
2001 - 2002: Business Manager
1999 - 2000: Clubs Section Staffer
Spanish Honor Society
2001 - 2002: Executive Board Treasurer
Quill & Scroll Journalism Honor Society
2000-2002: Member

HONORS
Graduated summa cum laude from Palm Harbor University High School
Received International Baccalaureate Diploma

RELEVANT SKILLS
Adobe PageMaker, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Works
Writing and reading proficiency in Spanish after five years of Advanced Placement and Higher Level International Baccalaureate courses and studying in Spain

REFERENCES
Available upon request

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