Terrence J Levens - Summer High School Student


John Jay High School, Cross River, NY  Class of 2016

  • Campus Congress-  Freshman Representatitve


John Jay Middle School, Cross River, NY

  • Honors Geometry (only 8th grader to take 10th grade High School class)
  • Earth Science (9th grade course)
  • Honor Roll every trimester
  • Science Fair 8th Grade Runner-Up, “Black Haze:  The Hazards of Smoking,” March 2012
  • Science Fair 7th Grade Third Place, “Oil Spill Cleanup,” March 2011
  • Science Fair 6th Grade First Place, “Picture This-A Homemade Hologram,” March 2010

John Jay Middle School Band, Member 6th, 7th, 8th Grades

  • Keystone Online High School “Algebra 1” (NY State Regents Exam Score: 93) Spring 2011
  • Mandarin Chinese—independent instruction 4hrs/wk, 50 wks/yr since June 2011

Summer Activities

  • Dental Internship—56 hours at premier cosmetic dental practice in Mid-town Manhattan under Jeffrey D. Dorfman, DMD; observed many procedures, conducted extensive dental research and studied online dental publishing.  Summer 2012
  • Brown University Online Pre-College   “Developing Young Entrepreneurs.”  Summer 2012
  • Explorations Summer Program at Wellesley College—3 week courses “Creating a Business” and “Advertising and Commercial Production.”  Summer 2011

Work Experience

  • Columnist—Bedford-Katonah Patch.  July 2012-present
  • Student Mentor/Teaching Assistant—Jewish Family Congregation Includes weekly instructional meetings and paid teaching assistant responsibilities in Grade K-3 classrooms.  School year 2012-13
  • Conservationist-in-Training, Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, NY.  Summer 2010, 2011
  • Assistant Counselor, Early Childhood Center, Jewish Family Congregation.  Summer 2011
  • Volunteer, Early Childhood Center, Jewish Family Congregation.  3 hrs/week Spring 2011

Extra-Curricular Activities and Hobbies

  • Music:  clarinet, bass clarinet and guitar since 4th Grade; piano; mixing in Protools HD
  • Sports:  skiing, snowshoeing, handball, baseball (Spring, Summer, Fall since 2007)
  • Travel:  3 weeks in London during 2012 Summer Olympics; Vancouver for 2010 Winter Olympics; 3 weeks in Beijingduring 2008 Summer Olympics; Mediterranean cruise to Spain, Monaco, Italy, Sicily; extensive travel through Southern California, Wyoming, New Mexico
  • TerrHairCutCarvings.com: raise money for the Miracle League of Westchester, a baseball league for people with disabilities