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Katie Berger

katieberger1@hotmail.com

Objective

To explore a career in journalism and gain professional experience in the field under the guidance of a mentor.        

Skills

Experienced leader

Proficient Writing and Editing Skills

Computer Proficient

Dependable and Responsible

Quick Learner and Adaptable

Creative

Honors and Activities

  • Independent Study and Mentorship 2016-2017
    • 4 months of mentorship at D Magazine
    • Wrote and distributed 2 original articles
    • Set up & conducted 7 informational interviews with professional DFW journalists and sources for my articles (including Dr. Rick Reedy, former FISD superintendent)
    • Networked and interviewed with local professionals in a wide range of occupations
  • Frisco Stars Dance Team-
    • Line member 2014-18
    • Lieutenant 2015-17
    • Captain 2017-18
      • Chosen by a panel of judges to lead the Stars 3 consecutive years by relaying information from the director to the team, teaching, creating, and correcting choreography, checking attendance daily, problem solving, addressing behavioral issues, setting a positive example for the team, sending out reminders, helping teammates improve dance technique, competing and choreographing extra officer routines at competition, and supporting the director by exhibiting class, pride, and heart
  • Sky Ranch Christian Camps- Leadership Camper 2013-2017, Sigma Camper 2016-2017
    • Chosen from hundreds of leadership camp participants to spend 2 weeks at camp in Colorado as a part of the Sigma program, growing in my faith and serving the homeless community of Denver
  • Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas 2007-2014
    • Earned Bronze Award by completing 20 hours of community service at the Frisco Senior Center; cleaned facility, built, painted, and delivered a bench for the facility, conversed with seniors
  • National Charity League- Parliamentarian 2014
  • Frisco High School Big Sis/Lil Sis- Secretary 2016-2017
  • DECA State Finalist- Marketing Communications Team Decision Making
  • Member of National Honors Society 2016-2017
  • Frisco High School Student Council 2014-2017

Volunteer and Work Experience

  • Sky Ranch Christian Camps, Launch Camp Counselor Summer 2016
    • Maintained a safe environment, supervised and directed play activities, taught and facilitated bible study, resolved conflict effectively, communicated effectively with parents and children
  • Worked fundraisers and volunteer events for the Frisco Stars Dance Team
    • Dancing with the Stars Clinic 2014-2017
    • Kendra Scott Fundraiser 2014-2017
    • Rising Freshman Night 2014-2017
    • Gary Burns Fun Run 2016
    • Snowball Express 2015-2016
    • Performed team and officer dance routines at Frisco Lakes Senior Center 2015-2017
  • Open Door Ministries, Summer 2016
    • Worked, set up, and cleaned up an outdoor day camp for children of homeless families in inner city Denver
  • Babysitting for Arbuckle and MacNamara Families, Summer 2010-2016
    • Babysat young children, sometimes for 8+ hours a day, managed play activities, schedules, and meals
  • National Honors Society 2016-2017; 20 volunteer hours complete

Education

Frisco High School– Frisco, Texas

Expected Graduation Date- June 2018

Class Rank- 31/358 (Top 8.5%)

GPA- 3.95/4.0

Relevant Courses

  • Pre-AP English I and II
  • AP English Language and Composition
  • Pre-AP French I-III
  • Professional Communications
  • AP United States History
  • Independent Study and Mentorship in Journalism