Aaron Grenke

Schulich Leader

University of Waterloo

High School: Living Waters Christian Academy

Nominated by Keith Penner

Spruce Grove, AB

What area(s) of STEM are you pursuing for your undergraduate degree?
Mechanical Engineering (co-op) - Grad class of 2021!
What is your favourite inspirational quote? 
“A person who has never made a mistake has never learnt anything new.” —Einstein
What is a little known fact about you?
I really enjoy some bizzare things. I like my pasta undercooked, and have a facination with all things Dyson (I love their crazy passion for aerodynamics). 
Why do you think you make a great Schulich Leader? 
I believe that the essence of being a Schulich Leader is refusing to suppress your aspirations—especially your academic and innovative ones. I’m not afraid to approach a problem in an unconventional manner, and am passionate about matching my talents with the complex challenges of the future. Whether it’s in academics, projects, or extracurricular activities, I thoroughly enjoy striving for excellence while finding a way to make it relevant to the world around us. 

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