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Sloane Avery Samberson

Email: sloane.avery.samberson@gmail.com
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Education

Coppell High School Graduating Class of 2016


University of Missouri Graduating Class of 2020

Awards and Honors

Staffers Choice Award Honorable Mention Best New Staff Member of 2013-2014 (10)
Award for completing The BubbleLife Media Internship Program Spring of 2014 (10)
Award for attending the JEA/NSPA Spring National High School Journalism Convention
April 10-13, 2014 San Diego (10)
Staffers Choice Award Best News Story of 2014-2015 (11)
Inducted into Quill and Scroll International Honorary Society for High School Journalists
(11)
Staffers Choice Award Honorable Mention Best Feature Story of 2014-2015 (11)
Staffers Choice Award Honorable Mention Best Entertainment Story of 2014-2015
(11)
Award for being a Coppell BubbleLife 2014-2015 Newsroom Intern (11)
Award for attending the JEA/NSPA Spring National High School Journalism Convention
April 16-19, 2015 Denver (11)

Extra Curricular Activities

Ballerina at The Ballet Academy of Texas (9, 10)


Danced in The Ballet Academy of Texas performance of The Nutcracker (9)
Hunted ostrich in Southern Africa (10)
Danced in The Ballet Academy of Texas Spring Performance (10)
Staff Writer for Coppell High Schools student newspaper The Sidekick (10)
Attended the JEA/NSPA Convention in San Diego (10)
Participant in UIL Feature, News and Headline Writing (10, 11)
Editor-in-Chief for Coppell High Schools Literary and Art Magazine (11)
Staff Writer for Coppell High Schools student newspaper The Sidekick (11)
Attended the JEA/NSPA Convention in Denver (11)
Social Media Managing Editor for Coppell High Schools student newspaper The Sidekick
(12)

Entertainment Editor for Coppell High Schools student newspaper The Sidekick (12)
Executive Editor for Opinion and student Life content for Coppell High Schools student
newspaper The Sidekick (12)

Church Activities and Service

Member of Gracepoint Church of Coppell


Gracepoint Church of Coppell Vacation Bible School Volunteer (6, 7, 8)
Prepared activities for children, and helped in room construction and set-up.
Attended Student Life Camp at Orange Beach, Florida (7, 8)
Childcare Provider (7, 8, 9)
Cared for an adult Bible study groups children at Gracepoint.
Gracepoints Access Ministry (9, 10)
Worked with and took care of special needs children who attend Gracepoint
Church of Coppell and/or Gracepoints monthly Refresh Respite night.

Community Service

Afrika Community Church of Dallas (7)


Planned activities, provided childcare and domestic training for African refugees
from over six countries in Central Africa.
Kids Eat Free (7)
Prepared lunches for under privileged children at Oak Park Village Trailer Park
in Coppell, TX.
Boy Scouts of America Canned Food Drive (7, 8, 9, 10, 11)
Helped to package and organize canned food items for local food pantries.
Coppell High Schools student newspaper The Sidekicks Annual Garage Sale (10)
Donated items to be sold at the garage sale, as well as worked the garage sale in
order to raise funds for printing expenditures and publication improvement.
Philanthropist in Southern Africa (10)
Provided financial assistance to the Mogalakwena Craft Art Development
Foundation, an organization that helps creates employment opportunities for
disadvantaged women in South Africa. In gratitude, I was invited to dance a
traditional South African dance with the women at the craft house.
Human Rights Campaign booth at the Oak Cliff Earth Day Festival (11)
Helped run Human Rights Campaign booth, passed out flyers regarding what the
HRC is, sold HRC merchandise and informed attendees about the struggles that
the LGBTQ community faces and how they can help stop discrimination.
Citi Bank Volunteering at the Arlington National Cemetery (11)
Raised American flags in honor of Flag Day.

W ork Experience

Childcare Provider (8, 9, 10)


Clayton Coates Family
Kent Billingsley Family
Ryan Welch Family
Unpaid Internship with BubbleLife Coppell Online News Site, headquarters in Dallas, TX
(10)
Write stories regarding the Coppell community, gain real-world experience in
local communities, learn to take quality photos to be featured on
BubbleLife.com, receive training on journalism standards and ethics and practice
managing the pressure of professional journalism deadlines.
Sacker at United Supermarkets, Market Street, in Coppell, TX (11)
Responsible for guest relations and satisfaction, performs grocery sacking,
carries groceries to guests vehicles, mops, sweeps, cleans up spills, general
housekeeping, and other front-end duties.
Freelance Journalist for BubbleLife Coppell Online News Site
Write stories regarding the Coppell community, gain real-world experience in
local communities, and learn the importance of promoting stories on and offline.
Paid $50/article
Barista at Tea2Go (11, 12)
Prepare and serve tea to coustumers, manage cash register and make sure dining
areas, bathroom and brew room are clean.