Savannah Aigner

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Savannah
Aigner
Richmond, VA, USA
Honor Society Member
VCU ( May-2018 )
Summary
I am currently double majoring in Spanish and International Studies with a concentration in Latin America. I am extremely passionate about learning and I give 110% to my schoolwork. In high school, I was a member of the National Spanish Honor Society, the Italian Honor Society, the English Honor Society and the National Honor Society. I have done over 200 hours of volunteer work teaching Spanish and I have over 1,400 hours of volunteer work in total since the 6th grade. I love giving back to the community, specifically helping in cultural events and helping the Hispanic community. I am passionate about Spanish and Latin American food, cinema and culture.
Intended Job Path
I would love to be a Spanish Literature Professor/Spanish teacher! . I also plan on doing translating and interpreting work and writing novels in Spanish.
Grad School Interests
Studying Spanish/Latin American lit and history. Maybe something with Meso American studies.
Honors & Awards
Member of the Spanish Honor Society
I was inducted in my sophomore year of high school
Italian Honor Society
I was inducted in my junior year of high school
National Honor Society
I was inducted in my junior year of high school
National English Honor Society
I was inducted in my junior year of high school
Silver Medal for National Spanish Exam
For level 5
Silver Medal for National Spanish Exam
For level 6
11th in the Nation on the National Italian Exam
For level 2B Italian
17th in the Nation on the National Italian Exam
For level 1B Italian
Joseph Brian Adams National Spanish Honor Society Senior Scholarship
I received an award of $!,000 in my senior year of high school among 40 other national winners
Major
Spanish and Latin American Studies
Language Proficiency
Spanish
Advanced
Italian
Intermediate
Afrikaans
Beginner
Volunteering
Assistant pre-school teacher
Westend Preschool Center
May, 2008 to September, 2014
Art center volunteer and birthday party assistant
Children's Museum of Richmond
September, 2011 to August, 2012
Spanish teacher
Westend Preschool Center
June, 2013 to June, 2014
Spanish teacher
St. Andrew's School
October, 2013 to March, 2014
Hobbies
I love listening to music in Spanish, reading in Spanish, writing, and watching Spanish TV. I also love taking care of kids and working with kids as well as tutoring Spanish. I am also actively involved in the Teletandem program at my university where we skype with students from Mexico.
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