National Charity League
“Ticktocker” Member
Grade 7 – Current
Attend chapter meetings, volunteer at philanthropic organizations, including Westport Senior Center, Person to Person, Clasp Homes, Gillespie Center, Save the Sound, Caroline House
Summary of activity

Museum of Contemporary Art Westport
MoCA Teen Council Member
Grade 11 – Current
Attend monthly meetings, review meeting itineraries, volunteer in galleries & film screenings, brainstorm ideas for future events & museum promotion

Summer Camp Counselor
Grade 12
Supervised 18 children, age preschool – 5th grade at weekly art-focused day camp
Led creation of art projects, oversaw outdoor activities, and helped children throughout the day

Art & Photography Student
Grade 11
Focused on portfolio development, worked with experienced art educators and other artists on individualized assignments, critiques, and discussions

Staples High School
Film Club Member
Grade 10 – Current
Contribute to & lead meetings, create presentations to educate on topic of film, suggest selections for movie nights, create posters to publicize club

Yearbook Staff Photographer & Editor
Grade 11 – Current
Collaborate with staff to customize & edit yearbook through photography, obtaining quotes from staff & students, page design and layout

Independent Study Program with a Focus on Film
Grade 11
Managed all aspects of original short film including screenplay, sourcing actors, obtaining props, filming, and editing; submitted to Verso Studios for public library screening

Babysitter & Childcare Provider
Grade 10 – Current
Multiple families
Provide childcare for children ages 2-13, including activity planning, meal preparation, bedtime routine, and assistance with homework

The Dance Collective
Dance Student
Grade 9 – Current
Train in jazz, hip-hop, and tap, perform in two recitals throughout the year; perform group and solo numbers

Silvermine Arts Center
Art Student
Grade 11
Worked with professionals to expand my knowledge & skills in the medium, created multiple oil paintings, and developed a personal artistic vision

Roe Halper Art Studio
Art Student
Grade 10
Created and designed multiple drawings, paintings, and other artistic works under instruction from a professional artist

Film and Art Focused Coursework

TV Studio and Documentary Production
Narrative Film Production
Advanced Video Editing
Audio Production 1
Audio Production 2
Photography 1
Photography 2
Photography Honors
Drawing 1
Independent Learning Experience: Short Film Project


2023 Reflections Award, 2nd Place in Visual Arts. Reflections is a national program in which Staples Hight Participates celebrating original works of art by students.

2023 MoCA Student Film Screening. The Museum of Contemporary Art in Westport held a special screening of selected student films to even attendees.

2023 Staples High School Photography Award, 2nd Place.

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