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From East to West: Three universities solidify their 2016 Schulich Leaders

1 May, 2016

McGill, U Manitoba and U Vic have confirmed their 2016 Schulich Leaders, bringing the current total to 18.

McGill University has selected Abtin Ameri of Bloor Collegiate Institute in Toronto, ON to pursue Engineering. Mana Moshkforoush is a resident of Prince George, British Columbia, soon to graduate from Duchess Park Secondary. Mana will pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Science this fall at McGill. This is the first time both high schools have produced Schulich Leaders.

Grant Legaree of Atitokan High School in northern Ontario will be heading west to pursue a Science degree at the University of Manitoba. His counterpart,Viktor Poppa graduating student of Erikson Collegiate Institute will be pursuing an Engineering degree at UManitoba. Both schools are first time winners, with Erikson being a first time participant in our program.

Rounding out this batch of Schulich Leaders are the University of Victoria recipients: Rebecca Hansen from Reynolds Secondary in Victoria, BC has accepted the award to study Sciences. She is the first student from her high school to receive this prestigious award. Robert Lee from Oak Bay Secondary in Victoria, BC, has been selected to study Engineering following Mohammed Abousaleh who previously represented Oak Bay Secondary as an Engineering recipient in 2014.

Congrats to these outstanding recipients on their pursuits in STEM. We can’t wait to see what their future holds!