Mike’s Resume

Michael Griffith

Griffith.michael117@gmail.com
283 Watch Hill Road Exton, PA 19341 610-363-9336
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Summary

Enterprising teenaged student-athlete/journalist with leadership, sales and customer-service skills developed as a salesman, cashier and all-purpose operative at multiple jobs since turning 15 in 2010. Accomplished reporter, writer and contributor for personal blog and multiple school/commercial print and internet outlets with specific knowledge of sports and social media. Habitat for Humanity and youth basketball volunteer boasting Dean’s List-level GPA as a high school junior.

Education:
West Chester Henderson HS, West Chester, PA Class of 2014
• Honor Roll, ’11,’12,13
• National Honor Society

Extra-Curricullar Activities:
Sports Editor, Henderson Warrior student newspaper/website 11
Sportswriter/reporter, Henderson Warrior 10, 11
Latin Club 11
Varsity Basketball 11
Junior Varsity Basketball 10-  Lost season due to mononucleosis
o   Elevated to varsity for post-season as reward for work ethic attitude and resilience
Freshman Basketball 9 – Co-captain

Professional Experience:
Sales Associate: Foot Locker, Exton, PA June 2012 – Present
• Salaried and commissioned floor salesman with specific upsell responsibility at retail outlet in major Southeastern PA mall

Waiter: Whitford Country Club, Downingtown PA June – September, 2012
• Salaried waiter/food service operative at private country club west of Philadelphia

Cashier: Wegman’s Food Market, Downingtown, PA December 2010-October 2011
• Check-out operative and customer service escort; general assignment floor and inventory worker

Reporter/Contributor: West Chester Patch
• High school baseball and basketball reporter
• Editor and proofreader

Reporter/Contributor: MaxPreps.com
• High school basketball reporter

Other Experience:
Sports Editor, Henderson Warrior school newspaper
• Columnist
• Football, baseball, basketball game reporter

Blogger – http://www.GottaLuvTheGame.WordPress.com
• Regular posts about experiences as a high school basketball player

Community Service Activities:
Fundraiser/Event Manager
• Ss. Philip & James CYO Parish Teams Christmas Tournament Winter 2013

Andrew Hicks Foundation
• Community Day activities for underprivileged youth in Chester, PA Fall, 2012

Habitat For Humanity, Coatesville, PA Winter/Spring 2012
• Building crew at construction site in Coatesville
• General assignment worker at retail outlet in Coatesville

Sts. Philip & James CYO/Downingtown Area Summer Hoops (DASH) Summers 2010-13
• Basketball coach for elementary school clinics; scorekeeper

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