Sam Thompson

About Me

As a senior at Effingham High School, Sam Thompson is a member of student council, high honor roll, and many other clubs and organizations offered at Effingham. He plays spring baseball and is also a member of National Honor Society and the Society for Academic Achievement. This past summer, Sam worked at Lorenz Supply Company in Mattoon, umpired for the Effingham Park District, and umpired travel ball tournaments. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, hanging out with his friends, and watching the Dodgers play baseball. Next year, Sam plans to either attend Lake Land College or Southern Illinois University Carbondale. 

“I was so eager and excited to start CEO this year because I know this class will help me as a person, classmate, and businessman. I am excited to make connections and memories that last a lifetime.”

About My Business


Sam Thompson is the owner and operator of his sole proprietorship, Flip Clips. Flip Clips is a business which sells personalized money clips for a competitive price. Customers can choose from three different colors along with almost any type of design, symbol, or wording they can think of. Sam plans to attend LakeLand College in the fall to study Business Administration and Management. Sam can be contacted at with any inquiries.






DISC Characteristics

  • Decisive- preference for problem solving and getting results
  • Interactive- preference for interacting with others and showing emotion
  • Stability- preference for pacing, persistence and steadiness
  • Cautious- preference for procedures, standards and protocols