Maria Park

2016, Science

School & Degree:

University of Ottawa, Science

High School/Cegep:

Corner Brook Regional High

City & Province:

Corner brook, Newfoundland

Nominated by:

Debbie Lindahl

What undergraduate program are you enrolled?


Biomedical Science


What is your favourite inspirational quote?


“Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” -Mr. Paul Hepdtich (1961-2016)


What is a little known fact about you?


Despite my academic accomplishments, my greatest pride comes from winning a local wing eating competition against two grown men by eating a pound of wings in 2 minutes and 10 seconds!


Why do you make a great Schulich Leader?


I make a great Schulich Leader because I am someone who achieves at a high standard of excellence for myself, and also further strives to make a difference for the excellence of others. Not only am I passionate about learning and science, but I am also invested in changing the lives of others by sharing my knowledge and passion!