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McQuillin D.

Murphy
University Address

A10 Hamilton Hall


University Park, PA
16802

Home Address

128 Cross Key Rd.


Bernville, PA
19506

University Email
Cell Phone

mdm5686@psu.edu
610-301-5566

Education
Tulpehocken Area High School, Bernville, PA (2009-2013)
Received diploma May 2013. I graduated 3rd in my class, with honors.

The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA (2013-Present)


I am pursuing a B.A. in International Politics and a B.A. in Geography, with a minor in Chinese. I was invited to join the
Paterno Fellows Program, a gateway program into the Schreyer Honors College, for which I receive a scholarship. I made
the Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 Deans Lists with a cumulative 3.94 GPA. I expect to graduate in the Spring of 2017.

Leadership Experience
Team Leader, Berks County Community Foundations Youth Advisory Committee (2012-2013) Committee
Member (2009-2013)
As a Team Leader, I was responsible for coordinating and leading a group of 4 other committee members through a grant
making and development process, including site visits to non-profits and development asks. I led the annual development
ask training workshop. In my 4 years at YAC, I was part of the distribution of over $80,000 in grants. Before I left, I helped
ensure representation on the committee from all 18 schools in Berks County.

Leader, BCCF YAC Delegation to Russian National Foundations Youth Conference, Russia (2012) Rep. (2008)
I helped lead a delegation of YAC members to a conference in Russia, where we met with Russian youth philanthropists.

President, Tulpehocken Area High School Gifted Council (2012-2013) Representative (2010-2012)
As the 2nd President of the Gifted Council, I managed a group of gifted students at Tulpehocken Area High School. We
provided activities, opportunities, and advocacy for gifted students in the school district.

Ambassador, Tulpehocken Area Sr. High School Student Council (2011-2013) Representative (2009-2013)
As Ambassador, I was charged with maintaining lines of communication between the Student Council and the school
administration, as well as with other school organizations. Additionally, I rewrote the Student Councils Constitution.

Donor Relations Chair, Penn State Dance Marathon Donor & Alumni Relations Committee (2014-2015)
In this role, I called THON donors and thanked them for their donations during THONs Corporate Calling Days.

Company CEO, Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week (2011)


I was elected to lead my team through a 1-week college-level business simulation at Lycoming College. We created a
marketing campaign and gave a stockholder presentation. I was responsible for managing, delegating, and communicating
with my 20 teammates and 1 advisor.

Secretary, Penn State University Choir (2014-Present)


I was elected to serve on the Executive Board of the University Choir in the role of Secretary, responsible for attendance.

Other Extracurricular Activities, Interests, Awards, and Programs


The Pennsylvania State University Presidents Freshman Award (2014)
Ambassador, Hugh OBrien Youth Leadership Conference, PA East Division (2011)
Member, National Honor Society (2011-Present)
Toastmasters Youth Leadership Program (2012-2013)
Vice President, Tulpehocken Area Sr. High School Show Choir and Chorus (2012-2013) Tenor (2009-2013)
Crisis Committee Member, Pennsylvania United Nations Conference (2014)
Tenor, PA Music Educators Association District X Chorus (2012) County Chorus (2009, 2012, 2013)
Lead, Tulpehocken Area High School Musical (2011, 2012, 2013) Ensemble (2008,2009,2010)
Lawyer, Tulpehocken Area Sr. High School Mock Trial Team (2010-2013)
Recipient, Carol & David Batdorf Scholarship Award (2013)
Chairman of Education Committee, PA Senator for a Day Program (2011) Senate Page for a day (2011)
Student Delegate, PA School Boards Association Annual Conference (2012)
Contestant, PA State Geography Bee (2009)

Work Experience
Berks Conservancy Eco-Adventure Camp: Co-Counselor (2009-10), Counselor (2012), Arts & Crafts Director (2013-14)
Developed nature-themed lesson plans in arts & crafts for elementary school children at an 8-hrs per day summer day camp.

Koziars Christmas Village: Cashier, Photographer (2012)