Peter Matthews

2018, Engineering

School & Degree:

Queen's University, Engineering

High School/Cegep:

Lambton Central Collegiate Vocational Institute

City & Province:

Petrolia, Ontario

Nominated by:

Allan Shaw

What undergraduate program are you enrolled?


Electrical Engineering


What is your favourite inspirational quote?


“Don’t Panic” – Douglas Adams


What is a little known fact about you?


I don’t like sand. It’s coarse and rough and irritating, and it gets everywhere.


Why do you make a great Schulich Leader?


One of the attributes of a Schulich scholar is leadership. I’ve had a variety of leadership opportunities within my school and community. In all of my leadership roles, I try to remember that a great leader should serve others and not him or herself.