Cassandra Elphinstone

2012
Schulich Leader

University of British Columbia
Mathematics
Program

High School: Dover Bay Secondary School

Nominated by John Blain

Nanaimo, BC

What STEM area are you studying starting in Fall 2012?

Science

What is your favourite inspirational quote?

By not wanting, there is calm and  the world will straighten itself.  When there is silence, one finds the anchor of the universe within oneself. - Verse 37, Tao

What is a little known fact about yourself?

I dream of someday having the skills and knowledge to live completely self sufficiently.

Why do you think you make a great Schulich Leader?

My passion for the outdoors and nature drives me to understand our world in a unique way that inspires others to protect our planet.