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Marco Sanchez

 

 

Marco Antonio Sanchez

3 Richland Place, Pasadena CA 91103

(562) 858-6433

marcosanchez@lhsla.org

Education:

 

Diploma, Loyola High School, Los Angeles, CA, 2017 (expected)           

Course of Study: College-preparatory curriculum in main core classes           

Advanced Placement and Honors Courses: AP US History (5), AP Spanish Language (5), AP Biology (4), AP Studio Art (4), AP World History (4), Honors Algebra 2, Honors Chemistry, Honors Geometry, Honors Spanish 2 (native speaker), Honors Spanish 1 (native speaker) 

Senior courses: AP Physics, AP English 4, AP Spanish Literature, AP Psychology, Honors Precalculus, History of Los Angeles, Science and Religion  

GPA:  Cumulative: 4.14 weighted; 3.62 unweighted

            Junior Year: 4.45 weighted; 3.73 unweighted 

ACT:    Composite 32; Reading 36; English 35; Science 31; Math 28 

SAT Subject Tests: Spanish Language 720, Biology 680

 

Soccer Activities: 

 Loyola High School Varsity Soccer, Division 1, 2015 - present

Forward and center midfielder. 

2016-2017: Ranked #2 in nation by USA Today and National Soccer Coaches Association.

2015-2016: Division 1 Champions, CIF and Southern California Regionals. 

Ranked #4 in nation by Maxpreps.

Loyola High School JV Soccer, Division 1, Freshman and Sophomore Years

Forward and center midfielder. First place in league, 2013-2014 and 2014-2015. 

Crescenta Valley Soccer Club, Cresenta Valley, CA, 2016 - present

Striker and center midfielder. Play in the Southern California Development Soccer League.

Champion, U18, West Coast Classic Tournament, August 2016

Second place, U18, United Cup Tournament, September 2016 

F.C Golden State Soccer Club, Pasadena, CA, 2008-2016, year-round

Striker and center midfielder. Played in flight one of Developmental Soccer League.

Champion, U16, US Soccer West Regional Tournament, Davis, CA, June 2015: top goal scorer Participant, U.S Soccer National Champions Tournament Cup, Indianapolis, IN, July 2015 

Washington University at St. Louis, Soccer ID Residential Camp, St. Louis, MO, July 2016:  All-Star Team (Best 11 Players)

Harvard University, Soccer ID Camp, Cambridge, MA, July 2016 

Amherst College, Soccer ID Residential Camp, Amherst, MA, August 2016 

UC Berkeley ID Soccer Residential Camp, Berkeley, CA, July 2015 

UC Davis ID Soccer Camp, Davis, CA, August 2015

 

Significant Community Service Activities: 

Kids in Need of Defense (KIND), July 2016 - August 2016

Interned two to three full days per week. Served as interpreter for clients and attorneys, translated court documents, filled out immigration forms, and answered calls.   

Kino Border Service Immersion Program, Thanksgiving week 2015

Volunteered in “El Comedor” Soup Kitchen in Nogales, Mexico. Helped prepare and serve meals, conducted intake in Spanish, and learned about immigration and border issues.  

Pachacuti Service Camp, July 2016

Volunteer in one-week immersion service program in rural community in Uruguay. 

Baja Christian Ministries House Build, April 2015 and May 2016

Traveled to Mexico during weekend to build two separate homes for needy families. Assisted with drywall, painting, and roofing. Served as translator for family and other volunteers. 

Los Angeles Urban Plunge Service Immersion Program, January 2016

Learned about homelessness, slept at homeless shelter, and helped serve food and pack meals. 

Inner City Struggle Community Education Non-Profit, July 2015

Interned after summer school from 11 am to 4:30 pm. Helped plan upcoming events, created flyers for community outreach, and organized library.

 

Other School Activities: 

Association of Latin American Students (ALAS), 2013 - present

Elected President, 2016-2017.

Elected Officer, Community Relations and Service Programs Representative, 2015-2016.

Plan cultural and educational events and Latino senior assembly. 

Loyola Big Brother and Junior Ground Crew, 2015 - present

Applied and selected by faculty. Mentor to freshman in transition to high school.

Assist faculty and staff during freshman retreats.

“Intercambio” Student Exchange Program, 2016 - present

Hosted Argentine exchange student for five weeks during school year. 

Traveled to Argentina for educational and cultural exchange program in June 2016.

Loyola Admissions Office 2016 - Present

Ambassador. Presenter to prospective students and parents.

Kino Cubs Club, 2015 - present

Raise awareness on immigration issues and support Kino border trip.

 

Broadcasting Club, 2013 - 2015

Participated in broadcasting school athletic events online.

 

Conferences: 

Jesuit High Schools Conference, Philadelphia, PA, October 2015

Member of Loyola High School delegation for visit of Pope Francis.  

National Teen Leadership Conference, Chapman University, Orange, CA, July 2015

Participated in leadership residential conference. 

Conference for Youth Changemaking, Bell Gardens, CA, May 2015

Participated in leadership workshops. 

Junior State of America (JSA), UCLA Residential Program, July 2014

Participated in Gene A. Burd Institute on L.A Media and Politics.

 

Personal: 

Fluent in Spanish (reading, writing and speaking). Enjoy photography and history.