EMILY GRIGGS
233 McCauley St. Apt. D1                                                                                213 Idlewood Dr.
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 27516                                                      Kannapolis, North Carolina, 28083
(919)-593-0042                                                                                            (704)-932-0378
emgriggs@hotmail.com                                                                             emgriggs@hotmail.com

Education                   1999-2002     University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC
                              Expected B.A., Journalism and Mass Communication (Public Relations concentration)-
                                 May 2003
                              Expected B.A.: American History
                              Dean’s List for three semesters

                            Spring 2002 University of Sheffield                      Sheffield, United Kingdom
                             Took courses in History, Film, Sociology and Psychology

                            Summer 2002, 2001 Camp Merrie-Woode                       Sapphire, NC
                             Cabin Counselor-lived with and supervised 5 young girls
                             Landsports department head- planned and participated in physical activities for five daily
                               periods for 150+ girls; supervised eight staff members
                                Additionally taught synchronized swimming, taebo and running classes
                                Part-time Mountaineering staff member in 2002-taught orienteering, backpacking,
                                 and rock climbing skills

                            1999-2001 America Reads Literacy Program                    Chapel Hill, NC
                             Tutored four underprivileged elementary children daily who read 4-5 grade levels below
                                their expected grade level
                             Created individual lesson plans and taught each child the basic concepts of reading, word
                                studies, and writing
                             Kept records and evaluations of each child’s progression in each aspect of learning

                            Summer 2000 Cabarrus County Parks and Recreation       Concord, NC
                             Summer Playground counselor- Responsible for planning and organizing activities and
                               events; supervised 45+ children

Activities and Awards
                                UNC Best Buddies- mentor to a mentally handicapped youth, 2000-2001
                                UNC Dance Marathon volunteer- attended dance as a “moraler” and helped coordinate
                                 event that benefits children in UNC Hospitals, 2000-2001
                                March of Dimes Walk For America volunteer- helped in fundraising efforts and race day
                                 preparation, 1999-2000
                                UNC Habitat for Humanity volunteer- helped in construction of homes for
                                 underprivileged families, 1999-present
                                UNC residence hall representative in Student Government- attended Student Council
                                 meetings and represented my residence hall, 1999
                                Fellowship of Christian Athletes member, 1999-present
                                National Society of Collegiate Scholars-recognized for outstanding academic
                                 achievement in freshman and sophomore years
                                Carolina Hope member-traveled to middle schools and churches to promote abstinence
                                 and educate youth about the dangers of premarital sex, fall 2001
                                FURD volunteer- “Football Unites, Racism Divides”- taught basic soccer skills to
                                 underprivileged youth in Sheffield, England.
                                UNC Youth for Elderly Services volunteer-volunteered weekly at a local retirement

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