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Christopher Matthew Rios

P.O. Box 18459 • Stanford, CA 94309 • (979) 373-7912 • cmrios@stanford.edu



9/12-Present          Stanford University, Stanford, CA

  • Pursuing BS degree in Biomechanical Engineering and a minor in Computer Science, to be conferred 6/16


9/10-Present          Brazosport College, Lake Jackson, TX

  • Pursuing AA degree in Science, to be conferred 7/13
  • Pursuing BS degree in Applied Technology, to be conferred 7/14
  • Phi-Theta-Kappa National Honors Society Member
  • GPA – 4.0/4.0 | Dean’s List


8/08-5/12               Brazosport High School, Freeport, TX

  • Valedictorian | AP Scholar
  • AP Courses done as Independent Study: US History, Biology, Calculus, English, Psychology, Statistics, and Physics



  • Principals Award for Academic Excellence (2010 – 2012)
  • Teachers' Award for Mathematic Brilliance (2011 – 2012)
  • National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP) Scholar | College Board (2011 – 2012)



2/05-Present          Troop Patrol Leader/Member, Boy Scouts Troop 324, Lake Jackson, TX

  • Achieved Eagle Scout designation
  • Held 2 consecutive terms as the Troop's Patrol Leader
  • Additionally served as a Troop Guide, Historian, and Quartermaster
  • Contributed 150+ hours of volunteer work, 72 nights of camping, and 207 miles of hiking as a Senior Scout
  • Honorary Order of the Arrow Inductee and Patch Holder - this honor requires the recognition of outstanding achievement in leadership by fellow scouts, adult leaders, and committee members


10/10-5/12             Co-founder/President, International Quidditch Association Club, Brazosport High School, Freeport, TX

  • Founded of Brazosport High School first, official IQA Club through the ISD’s Process of Recognition
  • Doubled club membership and aided in the financial gain of nearly $2000 by selling T-Shirts I graphically designed to advertise our ISD-Recognized Club
  • Oversaw weekly meetings, biweekly practices, and monthly volunteer service


9/11-5/12               Mathematics Tutor, Brazosport College, Lake Jackson, TX

  • Volunteered to provide free tutoring to underprivileged high school and college students in the area


10/12-Present        Webmaster, The Phoenix Scholars, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

  • Contribute maintenance for the Phoenix Scholars website including updating CSS templates and modifying HTML. Design and modify images for advertisements, flyers, and newsletters pertaining to social justice and education-equality among Senior Students in the Bay Area, CA.


9/12-1/13               Webmaster, Leland Quarterly, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

  • Maintain the CSS template for the site in addition to embedding updated images, videos, and text


9/09-5/11               Webmaster, Juan Hernandez Retailer, Freeport, TX

  • Designed the graphics and HTML layout for an associate’s sales site. Managed traffic and site content as part of volunteer work for an independent, non-profit Retailer for the Brazoria County Area, TX.


Additional Information

  • Background in HTML, CSS, HTML5, DOS, VBS, and Javascript
  • Certificate of Merit Nominee – JrNYLC (National Young Leaders Conference), Nominated to attend Leadership Training in Washington D.C. (2008 – 2012 annually)
  • Member, Brazoria Chapter, Leo Club – club involved work with Public Affairs Regarding Social Justice, Community Service, Club–oriented Management, and School–wide Leadership (2010 – 2012)
  • Member, JrNHS and NHS (National Honors Society) (2007 – 2010)
  • Member, Brazosport High School’s Cross County and Track and Field Teams (2009-2011)
  • Intern, Stanford University, First-generation Low Income Partnership (FLIP) – advocate on behalf of 1st gen. students
  • Intern, Stanford University, Latinos Unidos – celebrate Latin@ and Afro American culture and diversity on campus
  • Intern, Stanford University, CDC Corporate Relations – co-organize the 2012 Opportunity Job Fair at Stanford
  • Fluent in American Sign Language & Conversational in Spanish
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