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Samford University is Alabama’s top-ranked private university with nationally ranked academic programs rooted in the university’s Christian mission. Located in suburban Birmingham, Samford was founded in 1841. With an enrollment of 5,471 students, stud...
Reed McLean of Birmingham attended the 2017 Alabama Governor's School at Samford University June 18-30. McLean was among 89 outstanding rising high school seniors from 24 counties and 56 high schoo...Summer 2017Verified by Samford University
Reed McLean was recognized for earning a spot on the Dean's ListReed McLean took the "Lights, Camera, Action" class at Alabama Governor's School, where she was the Primary Film Editor and worked with the film class team to create the 2017 Alabama Governor's School promotional video. Photos of McLean and friends are below. Link to the Alabama Governor's School video is below. Video can also be accessed on vimeo.com "We Are AGS 2017"Added by ReedExpand ▾
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Reed McLean was recognized for earning a spot on an honors listFirst Honors student for four consecutive years at John Carroll Catholic High School for maintaining a 4.0 cumulative GPA or above.
Reed is featured rehearsing for the 2015 Spring Musical in the "We Are John Carroll" promotional video below (0:39 seconds).Fall 2014 - Fall 2017Added by ReedExpand ▾
Awards & Recognition
Reed McLean was recognized for earning an academic awardMember of the National Honors Society for scholarship, leadership, character, and service. Tutors students of John Carroll Catholic High School before and after school.Spring 2017 - Fall 2017Added by Reed
Reed McLean was recognized for earning an academic awardMember of the National Spanish Society for completing Honors Spanish III while maintaining above a 3.0 in all Spanish classes. Currently enrolled in Honors Spanish IV to complete fourth consecutive year of foreign language.Spring 2017 - Fall 2017Added by Reed
Reed McLean was recognized for earning an academic awardMember of the Tri-M Music Society for exemplifying scholarship, leadership, character, and service as a choral student.Spring 2017 - Fall 2017Added by Reed
Reed McLean was recognized for earning an academic awardMember of the Mu Alpha Theta Society for completing three years of college preparatory mathematics and achieving a 3.0 or above GPA.Fall 2016 - Fall 2017Added by Reed
Reed McLean was recognized for earning an academic awardRecipient for Most Outstanding Female Freshman Award in the John Carroll Theatre Department, 2015Added by Reed
Reed McLean was recognized for earning an academic awardRecipient for Junior Director's Award as Most Outstanding Junior Student in John Carroll Choir Department, 2017Added by Reed
Activities & Affiliations
Red Mountain Theatre CompanyParticipated in summer workshops, summer junior shows, and one professional Youth production:
Regular Broadway Bootcamp, 9
Hairspray Jr. (Tammy/Ensemble), 9
Advanced Broadway Bootcamp, 10
Legally Blonde Jr. (Kate/Ensemble), 10
The School of Rock Youth Production (Rosalie Mullins), 11
Photos below from The School of Rock Youth ProductionAdded by ReedExpand ▾
John Carroll Catholic High School TheatreSecretary, PresidentMember of the John Carroll Catholic High School Thespian Society for four consecutive years:
International Honor Thespian (180 points), 9-12
Involved in the following John Carroll productions:
Vacancy in Paradise (Dr. Ruth Lassiter), 9
Urinetown (Ensemble), 9
The Diary of Anne Frank (Mrs. van Daan), 10
Little Women (Ensemble), 10
Harvey (Nurse Kelly), 11
Photos below are from various John Carroll Theatre productions.Fall 2014 - Fall 2017Added by ReedExpand ▾
Marian Sodality Religious OrganizationVice President, PresidentReligious Organization for young women at John Carroll Catholic High School to promote devotion to our Blessed Mother through sisterhood and service. Weekly meetings on Thursdays for 30 minutes.Fall 2014 - Fall 2017Added by Reed
JCCHS ChoirMember of the John Carroll choral department for three consecutive years:
Belle Voce Women's Choir, 10
Honors Mixed Ensemble, 11-12
John Carroll Catholic High School Honors Mixed Ensemble traveled to Disney World in Orlando, FL, to perform at Disney Springs, January 2017
John Carroll Catholic High School Honors Mixed Ensemble received Superior ranking at the Alabama Choral State Assessment, March 2017
John Carroll Catholic High School Honors Mixed Ensemble performed with Foreigner at Oak Mountain Amphitheatre, July 2017Fall 2015 - Fall 2017Added by ReedExpand ▾
JCCHS Student AmbassadorTour guide during JCCHS Orientations, Open House, and Cavalier Day for prospective and incoming John Carroll Students.Fall 2015 - Fall 2017Added by Reed
ArtCompleted Honors Art IV as a Sophomore at John Carroll Catholic High School.
Invited to participate in "Memory Project." Created a self-portrait of Ethiopian child who has faced challenges such as neglect, abuse, extreme poverty, and parental loss. Purpose of project was to provide children with a lifelong treasure to remind them someone cares for their well-being, even an ocean away.
Reed's artwork is pictured below on the far right.Added by ReedExpand ▾
Washington and Lee Music Honors Weekend 2018Invited to attend the 2018 Music Honors Weekend hosted by the Washington and Lee University Department of Music. This event includes the opportunity to perform in one of three honor ensembles, to interact with W&L music faculty, staff, and students, and to participate in musical breakout sessions and events. To audition for the Honor Choir, Reed uploaded two videos performing two contrasting selections-- one in German and one in French, 3-5 minutes total.Added by ReedExpand ▾
Amy Murphy StudiosJanuary 2016 - Present
Vocal Teaching Assistant.
Films each individual student during Group Classes to ensure that each student has a visual and audio way to learn the Amy Murphy Patented Method.
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