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                                                Hannah Kyer
                               4 Wall Street, Coventry, CT 06238

                                        email: hpkyer@gmail.com

Academics
Coventry High School
GPA: 3.91 (weighted)
Consistent honors and high honors student

Athletics
Three-season varsity athlete in cross country, indoor track and field and outdoor track and field

Extracurriculars
- Vice President of Coventry High School National Honor Society
- President of Coventry High School Earth Club
- Tutored a CHS freshman in French
- Attend a week-long community service trip in Boston every February vacation of high  school
-Co-founder and a leader of REACT, a town environmental task force

Work Experience
Babysit 10 hours per week on average. Have had this job since the beginning of senior year.

Workshops attended
Selected by school guidance department to attend the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership seminar in the spring of 2009.  This conference focused on building leadership skills and encouraging community service.

Nominated by a school faculty member to attend the Washington Youth Summit on the Environment at George Mason University in the summer of 2010.  The conference focuses on identifying and finding solutions within the political arena for current environmental challenges. Attending this conference resulted in earning college credit.


Awards
Received the school’s annual award for community service, leadership, and academics in spring 2009.

Received varsity letters in cross country, indoor track and field and outdoor track and field.

Environmental science work
Enrolled in AP Environmental Science course, school year 2009-2010, which covers a broad range of current environmental issues.

Conducting a for-credit independent study during the 2009-2010 school year.  I developed the syllabus for the course, the goal of which is to establish composting programs in two of the town schools and to educate students about the benefits of composting.

Co-founder and one of the leaders of REACT, a group committed to bringing environmental awareness to Coventry residents. This group had a variety of members from the town, including Troy Hopkins and Tim Ackert.

Co-founder and president of the Coventry High School Earth Club.  I founded the club with another student in my freshman and sophomore years of high school.  Since that time, the group has been continually working to encourage the school and our community to decrease its environmental impact.  In the club’s third year, the group’s popularity has grown and now has over 20 members.  In 2009, the Earth Club won first place and $3,000 through the “Keep Connecticut Cool Challenge” sponsored by the Institute for Sustainable Energy at Eastern Connecticut State University.  With the grant money received, the club purchased reusable plastic trays to replace the disposable Styrofoam trays previously used in our school cafeteria.  The group has also implemented a school recycling program.  The Earth Club recently received a $1,000 grant from the Town of Coventry Energy Task Force.  With this funding, the group will work to increase the number of town participants in the Clean Energy Options electricity program.