1. SAM SMITH

    Height: 5" 10' | Weight: 185lbs

    Class of 2022 | MD

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    Samuel Smith

    samsmithchelsea27@gmail.com 6701 Wilson Lane

    240-393-0596 Bethesda, Maryland, 20817

    Ambitious high school senior with interdisciplinary interests in Social Justice,

    African American Studies, Journalism, and Public Policy.

    Education

    Quince Orchard High School – Class of 2022

    GPA: 4.28 ACT: N/A

    AP COURSES COMPLETED (Score): AP United States History (3), English Language and Composition(3),

    AP COURSES IN PROGRESS: Calculus AB, Literature, Biology,

    Journalism Experience

    Co-reported an Article for the Virginian Pilot (Summer Rising 11th Grade;)

    • Interviewed fellow students at Cape Henry Collegiate about their personal experiences regarding race at the school
    • Promoted the article on all social media platforms

    Created The Blurred Line Blog

    • Talk about social justice and I give my takes on controversial subjects
    • Have featured known politicians such as House Representative Elaine Luria

    Recommended to be Junior Editor

    • Upon leaving the Field School as a sophomore, I would have been chosen to be the junior editor with only one year experience in taking journalism



    Social Justice and Public Policy Experience

    National Youth Correspondent - Washington Journalism & Media Conference (2022)

    • Selected to represent MAryland and Quince Orchard High School to cover the event
    • Participate in panel discussions and network with prominent journalists and media leaders

    Speaker at Black Lives Matter Rally - Bethesda, Maryland (2020)

    • One of two youth speakers included on a list of local leaders (to include Congressman Jamie Raskin)
    • Received standing ovation after my speech and the head of the rally offered me another chance to speak at a rally in Washington DC

    Springboard Politics Camp - Georgetown University (2019)

    • While staying at Georgetown University, I was able to get a more in-depth view of the world of politics, while learning under a Princeton political science professor.
    • Had special guests come speak to my group about the political process and got to visit the Supreme Court

    National Youth Leadership Forum at the University of Maryland (2019)

    • Selected by faculty to be the sole representative of Cape Henry Collegiate
    • Week-long leadership forum that focused on national defense
    • Visited multiple locations related to national defense and politics such as the floor of the House of Representatives and the headquarters of the FBI.

    Selected as intern for C-SPAN

    • Selected by Seth Engel, after hearing my Black Lives Matter speech
    • COVID-19 shut the program down

    Leader of the Civil Rights Trip

    • Met with and received approval from the Headmaster and the Dean of Community and Culture; presented on and discussed the logistics of the trip including budget, travel planning, and content
    • Finalized the itinerary and hotel logistics students
    • Trip canceled due to Covid-19 pandemic

    Leader of the Minority Scholars Program

    • Planned meetings for all program attendees to discuss matters ranging from racially-motivated harassment encounters to brainstorming ways to make our community a safer space for people of color
    • Attended county-wide meetings to discuss the materials gone over at school branch of the MInority Scholars program

    Community Service

    Union Mission - Virginia Beach, VA (9th Grade)

    • Organized food banks and clothing shelters for the homeless community of the Tidewater area

    Cleaned Up Rock Creek Park - Washington DC (10th Grade)

    • Picked up trash all around Rock Creek Park in Washington DC
    • This effort was made to support the local community in order for anyone to be able to run and walk safely

    Charlie’s Place - Washington DC (10th Grade)

    • Served warm food to people without homes
    • Washed the dishes after eating
    • Sorted clothes into categories ranging from adults to children

    Unique Rehabilitation and Health Center - Washington DC (10th Grade)

    • Organized, delivered, and served meals for the elderly
    • Planned a Mardi Gras party consisting of music, food, and purple/gold necklaces

    Volunteered at Seabury Senior Services - Washington DC (10th Grade)

    • Assigned two senior homes to clean and refurbish through the vision of the senior resident

    DC Central Kitchens - Washington DC (10th Grade)

    • Prepared food at two locations
    • Prepared grilled chicken and sweet potato fries for local elementary school children at first location
    • Prepared dishes such as baked ziti and seared salmon for certain public establishments in DC, at second location

    Little Friends for Peace - Washington DC, (10th Grade)

    • Responsible for the care of eight young children while their parents were at work
    • Assisted with homework and tutoring




    Student Athlete

    • Varsity Men’s Soccer : The Field School (10th Grade)
      • Starting attacking midfielder
    • Varsity Football Team : Quince Orchard High School (11th, 12th Grade)
      • Starting kicker
      • 2021 Class 4A Maryland State Champions (14-0)
    • Selected to the First Team All County Squad
      • Chosen by the coaches committee of Montgomery County Public Schools as the first team all-county kicker
    • Nominated for the Maryland Crab Bowl
      • Chosen to compete in a Maryland all-star game known as the Crab Bowl
    • Selected to Second Team All-State Squad
      • Chosen to be the second team all-state kicker




    Awards & Honors

    • 2021 First Team All-County
    • 2021 Maryland All-Star Game ("Crab Bowl")
    • 2021 Second Team All-State
    • 2021 Class 4A State Champion
    • 2021 Maryland Top Scoring Kicker (101 points)

    Academics

    • GPA: 4.28
    • ACT: 29

    Ranking Camp Results

    December 11, 2021 Texas Winter Showcase

    Training Camp Results

    DateCamp
    04/18/2021Baltimore, MD - 1 Day Training Camp

    Kickoffs

    Distance: 59.00 yards – Hang time: 2.62
    Distance: 54.00 yards – Hang time: 3.01
    Distance: 50.00 yards – Hang time: 2.22
    Average Distance: 54.33 yards  |  Average Hang Time: 2.62 seconds

    Weekly Game Stats

    2021 Season

    Field GoalsExtra PointsPuntsKickoffsSnaps
    Game Date FGM/ FGAFGD XPM/ XPA #Avg.Inside 20 # TBs SS/ SA
    Oct 151/1 48
    6/6000740/0

    Season Stats

    Field GoalsExtra PointsPuntsKickoffsSnaps
    Season FGM/ FGA XPM/ XPA #Avg.Inside 20 # TBs SS/ SA
    202110/1571/7200072410/0

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