Alina Arvisais

2017, Science

School & Degree:

University of Waterloo, Science

High School/Cegep:

Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Academy

City & Province:

Canmore, Alberta

Nominated by:

Philip Puurunen

What undergraduate program are you enrolled?


Life Sciences (Biochemistry)


What is your favourite inspirational quote?

“We’re just a biological speculation. Sittin’ here, vibratin’. And we don’t know what we’re vibratin’ about” – Funkadelic

What is a little known fact about you?


I’m bilingual and have spent half of my school years in French and the other half in English.


Why do you make a great Schulich Leader?


Effort and passion: I really am passionate about STEM and how to use scientific knowledge to have a beneficial impact, and make it a habit to put as much effort as I can into anything I do.