SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Piano, writing, editing, leadership, social media, interpersonal connections, voice, violin, guitar, guzheng
ILR 5 in Mandarin, English and Taiwanese; ILR 2 in Cantonese; ILR 1 in French

ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

Published six books under Capstone Press under the Great Asian-American series (TBR 2018)

Texas Music Education Association: All-State Orchestra first chair pianist, 2013

Honor Roll: Southern Methodist University, Fall 2016 and Spring 2016

Service Award: Seven Lakes High School, 2014

Published in anthologies by Creative Communication

  • Poetry: Summer 2009
  • Poetry: Fall 2009
  • Essay: Spring 2009

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Jan. 2017 – Present: Chief Copy Editor at The Daily Campus

Jan. 2017 – Present: Copy Editor at Write Plan

August 2012-Present: Freelance Accompanist and Performer

·       Perform as a piano accompanist for singers and instrumentalist

·       Perform vocal and pianistic music at events, community care centers and competitions

August 2013-Present: Freelance Writer and Editor

·       Write promotional articles, feature articles, poetry, personal letters, press kits and public relations material

·       Copy edit and proofread various forms of writing

·       Edit social media posts, emails and letters for tact and wording

2016-2017: Staff Writer at The Rotunda

May 2016 – December 2016: Copy Editor at The Daily Campus

May 2014: DemiDec Writer

·       Wrote Focused Quizzes for Academic Decathlon materials

Sep. 2015 – December 2015: Al Biernat’s Public Relations Intern

·       Contacted professionals in the Dallas/Fort Worth area

·       Created social media campaigns and surveys

·       Developed an in-depth public relations plan in a group setting

Jan. 2016 - July 2016: Writer for Odyssey

LEADERSHIP:

2017-Present: Vice President of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Rho Chapter

2017-Present: Secretary & Treasurer of the National Pan-Hellenic Council, Inc. at SMU

2015-2017: Morrison-McGinnis Commons Council

  • Spirit and Competitions Coordinator

2011-Present: Director on board of directors of Song of Hope

Aug. 2012, 2013, 2014: Leadership Camp led by Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser

2012-2015: Student Leadership Team of Seven Lakes HS Orchestra

2013: Captain of Seven Lakes HS Academic Octathlon

2014-2015: Soprano II Section Leader of Seven Lakes HS Cantiamo Choir

other CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES:

2017-Present: Meadows Chorale

2016-2017: Diva Dolce Choir

2015-2016: Meadows Concert Choir

2011-2015: Seven Lakes HS Orchestra

·       “Superior” rating at UIL Solo and Ensemble Contest for three years and Texas State Solo and Ensemble Contest

·       Participation in the Symphony Orchestra for three years

·       Awarded Most Valuable Player (2014)

2012-2014: Seven Lakes HS Academic Decathlon

·       Competed in ten topics: Math, Economics, Science, Language and Literature, Art, Music, Social Science, Speech, Essay, and Interview

·       Ranked overall tenth in Texas in the Scholastic division in 2014

COMMUNICATION/SERVICE ACTIVITIES:

Assisted Burmese refugees (2010)

§  Tutored Burmese refugees in English and American high school/college subjects and assist in adjustment to the United States

Tzu Shao (Youth volunteer group in Houston) (2010-Present)

§  Worked at various community areas, sent care packages to countries in need

Song of Hope (2011-2016)

·       Nonprofit organization that raises scholarships for local young musicians

·       Founding member and director

Mustang Heroes (2015-2016)

·       Carried out service projects both on and off campus throughout Dallas