James Aaron Ransom
Phone: 940.368.0172
e-mail: james@theransoms.org

SUMMARY
A hardworking, conscientious college student with ability to work on his own, seeks employment with a progressive company. Has recently spent 2 years in a very self-reliant environment. Competent in use of Windows, MSWord, email and is computer and internet literate. Trilingual in English, French and Signed English.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Mayday Pest Control - Carrollton, Texas - April 2002 - May 2005
Technician apprentice

  • Residential application of pexticides - indoor and outdoor
  • Trained in use of hazardous materials

  • Costco Wholesale - Southlake, Texas - November 2001 - January 2002
    Seasonal employee

  • Worked in Deli, preparing food for purchase
  • Worked in bakery
  • Packed customer purchases and assisted to their vehicles

  • LDS Church - Santa Clarita, California - September 1999 - October 2001
    Voluntary service as missionary

  • Taught peopole of various religious, social and ethnic backgrounds about my religion and beliefs using a non-confrontational attitude
  • Responsible for getting results with little supervision regarding time schedules or daily activities
  • Left people with good feelings about me and my Church whether or not they accepted my beliefs

  • Blimpie Sub and Salad - Lewisville, Texas - February 1998 - September 1999
    Fast-food sandwich franchise

  • Assistant manager
  • Responsible for daily monetary transactions
  • Responsible for safety and security of premises
  • Took orders and prepared food to customer's satisfaction

  • United Artist Theaters - Denton, Texas - June 1996 - August 1996

  • Responsible for daily monetary transactions regarding concession and ticket sales
  • Ushered customers to correct theater
  • Cleaned theaters between films

  • Chadbourne Environment and Safety Programs, Inc. - Denton, Texas - January 1995 - December 1997
    Yard Maintenance - Contract employee

  • Basic yard maintenance including mowing and cleaning yards
  • Cared for plants and trimmed hedges

  • EDUCATION

    University of Memphis, 2005 - Present
  • Major: Chemistry

  • University of North Texas, 2003 - 2005
  • Major: Chemistry (3.3GPA)

  • North Central Texas College, 2002 - 2003
  • Major: Chemistry

  • Denton High School, Denton, Texas 1996-1999
  • Graduated Adanced with Honors
  • General High School courses studied
  • Accented courses in Music, Math and Science

  • ACHIEVEMENTS

    Published in Internation Poetry Society Magazine - 2002
    Who's Who in American High School Students - 1999, 1998, 1997
    Various academic awards including the John Phillip Sousa Music Award - 1999
    Eagle Scout - 1998
    National Honor Society - 1998
    "Duty to God" Scouting Award - 1997