Elizabeth Riley’s Resume

Elizabeth Riley

eariley2@illinois.edu

Current Address Permanent Address

409 E Chalmers 819 S. Clarence Ave.

Champaign IL, 61820 Oak Park IL, 60304

(708) 341-3648 (708) 341-3648

EDUCATION:

Trinity High School-River Forest, IL Graduation: May 2018

University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana Expected Graduation: May 2022

HONORS AND AWARDS

Chick Evans Caddie Scholarship

  • One of 275 recipients nationwide to receive a full tuition and housing scholarship to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2018
  • Exemplifies the pillars of Scholarship, Leadership, Group Living, and House Upkeep

National Honor Society

  • Recognized as a member of the National Honor Society
  • Exemplifies the pillars of excellence in the areas of scholarship, service, leadership, and character

EXPERIENCE

Oak Park Country Club         River Grove, IL                                                                                                                       

Honor Caddy and Chick Evans Scholar May 2015– Present

  • Provide a service to golfers for a round of golf that includes delivering basic information to more advanced tactics such as shot-type and green reading

Oak Park Future Philanthropists Program         Oak Park, IL                                                                                                                       

Member September 2017– May 2018

  • Learned the fundamentals of philanthropy and business by working with a selected cohort
  • The first year was learning based and we worked together to decide which local nonprofits to give money to. Our second year, we worked to organize events and fundraisers to raise money for the next year’s class of future philanthropists

LEADERSHIP AND ACTIVITIES

Mercy Home for Boys & Girls Chicago, IL

Frequent Volunteer 2015-Present                                                                                          

  • Collected money for Mercy Home’s Kids at St. Patrick’s Day Parades
  • Sold Mercy Home Hero Shirts at the Chicago Marathon

Misericordia Oak Park, IL

Volunteer for Misericordia Spring Candy Days 2015-2018

  • Assigned a quadrant in town and walked around collecting money for Misericordia

Trinity High School’s Blaze Newspaper                                                                           River Forest, IL              

Assistant Editor: Junior year, Editor-in-Chief: Senior year                                                          2016-2018

  • Worked with my staff to create a newspaper for the entire school
  • Wrote, assigned, and edited stories. Led Sunday morning Layout sessions

Camp Kesem at University of Illinois                                                                                                                                                                                                      

Member                                                                                                                     September 2018-Present

  • Currently raising money for Camp Kesem in order to help fulfill our goal to organize and lead a weeklong sleepaway camp in the summer for children whose parents have or have had cancer

American Advertising Federation at Illinois                                                                                                                                                         

Member                                                                                                                         October 2018-Present

  • Gaining knowledge about the Advertising industry through hands-on experiences

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