Stephanie Wolfson

Resume

Education

August 2005 to present

University of Florida

Gainesville, Fla.

Degrees sought: B.S., Journalism and Business minor

August 2001- May 2005

North Broward Preparatory School

Coconut Creek, Fla.

Experience

October 2006 to present

Freelance contributing writer, The Gainesville Sun; covers campus news

April 2006 to present

Freelance contributing writer, The Independent Florida Alligator; covers campus news

June 2003- August 2003

Assistant to a staff accountant, CPA firm; did filing, copying, payroll, and assisted accounting and auditing projects

Special Skills

Proficient in computer programs: PageMaker, InDesign, Photoshop

Honors/Awards

I received a 4.0 grade point average for 2005-2006, first year at University of Awards Florida

Received the Palm Beach Post/Cox Foundation Scholarship 2005-2006

Awarded the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship: Florida Medallion Scholars Award

Silver Knight nominee for the journalism category in 2005

Awarded the Highest Honors award every trimester throughout high school career (Highest Honors is a grade point average of 3.7 or above)

United States National Journalism Awards winner in 2002

Activities

September 2005 to present

Founder and president, Newsies: the voice of the underclassmen; a University of Florida student organization that targets underclassmen journalism majors. The goal is to create an online magazine, www.UFNewsies.com, for all underclassmen at the University of Florida. It allows journalism majors to meet, write, critique, and learn more about their field of study.

August 2001 to present

Religious school newspaper, The Little Light, is a bimonthly newspaper written by and for the students of the Temple Beth Orr Religious School with a readership of 700 families. August 2001- May 2005 Founder and editor in chief. May 2005 to present Layout editor; works with a staff of ten students from grades four to nine.

August 2000- May 2005

Journalism class: August 2002- June 2004 Campus news editor; layout and edit page(s), format pictures, and write articles. August 2004- May 2005 General desk editor: Desk manager and News desk editor; Desk manager oversees the news, features, and sports desks, while acting as a liaison to the editor, and News desk editor manages campus news, student achievements, world news, and soapbox.

April 2003- May 2005

Member, National Honor Society; provided free tutoring sessions twice a week for the students, a learning lessons class once a week for sixth grade students, and a counseling service once a week, one-on-one with a sixth grade student.