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Kaitlin Shealy

261 Vista Springs Circle, Lexington, SC 29072 803.920.9644

OBJECTIVE To obtain an entry-level position of employment in the field of landscape architecture

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Community Garden Participation Project

Aug 2012- Mar 2013

+ Partnered with Mountainview Neighborhood of Roanoke, Virginia to begin the participatory design of a community garden + Integrated diverse design ideas into a cohesive concept that reflects the community’s vision

Virginia Tech Green Roof Interdisciplinary Design

Oct 2012- Mar 2013

Community Design Assistance Center

Dec 2012- Dec 2013

+ Involved in collaborative design project in partnership with engineers and architects for university greenroof + Researched innovative landscape materials and greenroof technologies + Conceptualized design of greenway expansion and downtown pocket park in Luray, Virginia + Involved with community leaders and town personnel, frequent presentations


May 2013- Aug 2013

+ Summer intern for landscape architecture/civil engineering firm in Charlotte, NC + gained experience with creating, editing, and formatting construction document sets

EDUCATION Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University + Landscape Architecture + GPA 3.78

+ Educational Study Abroad 2012 + Dean’s List Student 2009 - Present

Expected Graduation May 2014

SKILLS Adobe Indesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, AutoCAD, ArcGIS, Microsoft Office, Google SketchUp, Prezi, Hand graphics, Photography, Model making

ACTIVITIES Student ASLA, Hokie Ambassadors, Intramural Sports, Powderpuff Football League, Kayaking, Hiking, Mountain Biking

HONORS + + + + +

Dean’s List Spring 2009 - Present Virginia Urban Forest Council Scholarship 2011 Sigma Lambda Alpha Honor Society Open House Student Speaker Fall 2012 Who’s Who Among Colleges and Universities

+ SC High School Girls Golf State Champion 2006-2009 + Golf Course Builders of America Scholarship 2013 + Virginia ASLA Design Excellence Award 2013 + Virginia Tech Student ASLA Vice President 2013- Present + AJ Davis Undergraduate Research Award 2013



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