Alana Sorgini

2015
Schulich Leader

University of Ottawa
Science
Program

High School: Lockerby Composite School

Nominated by Marlene Rantala

Sudbury, ON

What area(s) of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) are you pursuing for your undergraduate degree?
 
Biomedical Science
 
What is your favourite inspirational quote?
 
“Pursue a righteous life—a life of wonder, faith, love, steadiness, courtesy.  Run hard and fast in the faith.  Seize the eternal life, the life you were called to.”
—1 Timothy 6:11-12
 
What is a little known fact about you?
 
As much as I love math and science, I also enjoy a variety of arts and athletics.  Playing piano, writing and running are some of my favourite things to do.  To unwind, I like watching ridiculously predictable crime shows!
 
Why do you think you make a great Schulich Leader?
 
I make a great Schulich Leader because I am determined, passionate, innovative, and I love learning. I am able to motivate and work cooperatively with others to achieve a common goal.  I enjoy the challenge of identifying a need, determining a solution, and working tirelessly to implement it.  Helping others succeed is what I find most fulfilling, and I am grateful and excited, as a Schulich Leader, to be able to make a difference in my community and country! 
 

Media Mentions:

Schulich Leader Scholarships handed out to STEM students

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Schulich Leader Scholarships - CTV News

Featured in CTV News - Northern Ontario

Sorgini named a Schulich scholar

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