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saraid taylor.
(b.)                                         melbourne, australia, 1998
education
2017 – present                     bachelor of fine arts (screenwriting), victorian college of the arts
2016                                      east doncaster secondary college (atar of 95.25)

writing awards
2017                                      finalist, somerset national novella competition
2017                                      finalist, children’s and young adult writing awards
2016                                      finalist, lane cove youth literary awards
2015                                      finalist & honourable mention, lord mayor’s creative writing awards
2015                                      winner, united kingdom youth writing competition
2014                                      finalist, nmit bachelor of writing and publishing
2014                                      winner, cathy cassidy’s international youth writing competition
2013                                      winner, cathy cassidy’s international youth writing competition
2013                                      highly commended, science talent search writing awards
2013                                      finalist, western union writers
2013                                      shortlisted, western union writers
2013                                      shortlisted, canadian junior author awards
2012                                      finalist, gold coast writer’s association, under 17’s
2012                                      finalist, cathy cassidy’s international youth writing competition

other awards
2016                                      winner, future leaders future justice award
2016                                      winner, the a.d.f long tan award for leadership
2016                                      winner, pierre de coubertin award for sporting excellence
2016                                      winner, year twelve service award
2016                                      nomination, lion’s youth of the year
2016                                      winner, lion’s youth of the year, donvale
2016                                      winner, lion’s youth of the year, eastern-metropolitan region
2016                                      winner, lion’s eastern-metropolitan region public speaking award
2016                                      winner, lion’s youth of the year, regional judging
2015                                      winner, the a.d.f long tan award for leadership
2014                                      winner, outstanding sports achievement award
2014                                      shortlisted, world challenge youth ambassador
2011                                      winner, highest academic achiever

leadership
2017                                      year twelve school captain
2016                                      social justice leader
2015                                      year ten captain
2015                                      s.r.c member
2015                                      environmental leader
2014                                      dunlop sport captain
2010                                      oberon sport captain

sport
2017/2018                            wnbl dandenong jayco rangers
2017                                      nunawading seabl
2016/2017                            wnbl dandenong jayco rangers
2016                                      nunawading seabl
2016                                      nunawading championship youth women
2015                                      u.18 victorian metropolitan state team squad
2015                                      runners-up, nunawading championship youth women
2015                                      finalists, nunawading u18 victorian championship
2014                                      u.18 victorian metropolitan state team squad
2013                                      u.16 victorian metropolitan state team squad
2012 – 2015                          national intensive training program

casting
2017                                      main, libra advertisement campaign, ‘womenkind’
2017                                      extra, vca student film by mark lasky-davison
2017                                      script supervisor, vca student film by mark lasky-davison
2017                                      voice-over, vca student animation by bree ramsay
2017                                      extra, vca student film by ben head
2016                                      main, edsc production of high school musical the stageshow

other employment
2015 – 2017                           promotional modelling, tunstall square
2013 – 2015                           world vision australia

press and publications  
2016                                      manninham leader interview on future leaders award
2016                                      the age, the herald sun, vce honour roll
2016                                      the herald sun, wnbl finals press release (photo)

published writing
2016                                      anthology, lane cove literary awards
2014                                      anthology, nmit bachelor of writing and publishing
2012                                      published, the canadian junior author’s blog
2012                                      anthology, gold coast writer’s association

related achievements
2016                                      representative at the international student forum
2016                                      representative at the rsl anzac centenary youth conference
2016                                      representative at the parliament house school captains’ presentation
2015                                      invitation; young women in writing seminar, emerging writer’s festival