Briana Felder
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Location: New York, NY, USA
University: lincoln university
Major: English

Briana Felder

Briana Felder
2957 Avenue X Brooklyn, New York 11235
Telephone: xxx-xxx-xxxx∙ E-mail: xxx-xxx-xxxx or xxx-xxx-xxxx

QUALIFICATIONS:
Met one on one with state senators to advocate for gun law reform
National Honors Society of Leadership and Success 2016-Present (Member)
Lincoln University's Onyx Queen 2016-2017 (Board Member)
Lincoln University's Onyx Dance Troupe Alternate Senator 2017 (Board Member)
Lincoln University’s FAME Queen and Event Organizer 2017-2018 (Board Member)
Sigma Tau Delta English Honors Society 2018 (Member)
Lincoln University Concert Choir (Alto/Soprano)
Lincoln University Concert Choir Special Ensemble (Soprano)
EDUCATION:

2015-2019 Lincoln University Oxford, Pennsylvania
Major: English (Pre-Law track) Minor: Political Science

2014-2015 High School for Public Service, Brooklyn, NY
Advanced Placement: English Literature, Composition
Attended classes in Chorus, Drama, Journalism, Legal Studies 1, and Legal Studies 2


WORK AND VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

2014-2018 NYC Bar Mentor Negotiation Competition at Fordham University
Participated in a competition against other schools negotiating cases presented to us by Fordham law students
Assistant preparing former high school team for yearly competition
Participant in preparing the current team as an alumna of the program
2011-present New Yorkers Against Gun Violence
Weekly meetings in which we discussed ways to reduce gun violence in many communities, why it occurs, what are the effects, and what is the solution to this issue
Tried to resolve the issue of gun violence in the community
Participated in petition drive for anti-handgun legislation Silence the Violence Day (Associated with NYAGV) In respect to all who were wrongfully killed due to gun violence, an entire day in complete silence is dedicated to them.
Active event planner and petitioner as of 2016
2010-Present “Rhythm Stories” Production for NYC public schools
Played the lead role of Naomi consisting of singing, dancing, and acting
Performed for 400 NYC Public School students within the course of 4 days
An original musical theater production celebrating the heritage of African American history
Participate in the show process and technical crew as an alumna
2017-Present National Society of Leadership and Success (Lincoln University Chapter)
The Society provides a step-by-step program for members to build their leadership skills through participation at their campus
Membership is based on high academic standing and previous demonstrations of leadership on campus
2017-2018 Urban Strategies Incorporated
Junior counselor at Urban Strategies Inc. summer program and after school program
Organized indoor and outdoor activities that served the students interests. Planned and carried out activities such as karaoke, dance classes,and a reading club.
Responsible for safety and overall experience of the children on trips and while venturing off campsite
2018-Present Sigma Tau Delta English Honors Society (Lincoln University Chapter)
Recognition for high achievement in English language and literature in undergraduate professional studies
Foster all aspects of the discipline of English; including literature, language, and writing
Exhibit high standards of academic excellence
Serve society by fostering literacy both nationally and on campus
2018 QPR Gatekeeper:Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Program

2018 Lincoln University’s Production of “Dreamgirls”
Played the lead role of “Deena” in the production
Attended rehearsals daily while maintaining grades and being part of other organizations on campus
Trained and prepared understudy for the production

2018 “Purelements Production of “Back to Broadway”

Performed at the legendary Kings Theater in Brooklyn
Played lead role of “Sapphire” in production
Actively showcased art to bring awareness to issues in the community
ACTIVITIES
Vacation Bible School Choreographer for students ranging from 3 years old to adulthood, C.A.M.B.A Volunteer, UNICEF Volunteer, Project Cicero Volunteer, Lincoln University’s Onyx Dance Troupe, Lincoln University’s Onyx Queen 2016-2017 (board member), Reconstruction Step Team (Co-Founder and Captain),Lincoln University’s Onyx Dance Troupe Alternate Senator 2017 (Board Member), Lincoln University Concert Choir (Alto/Soprano) , MCC Theater Youth Company (alumna)
HONORS AND AWARDS
Award for completing above the required 200 hours of community service before junior year (649 hours completed), Light for the City Leadership Award for displaying leadership qualities within my congregation and youth ministry programs, President’s list academic award 2015 and 2017. Honor roll student throughout entire high school and college career.
OTHER SKILLS
Student of Purelements an Evolution in Dance Center of Artistic Refinement (COAR) program and Purelements Junior Company. Works well with children and enjoys English.

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