Alexa McAdam

Schulich Leader

University of Manitoba

High School: Mennonite Brethren Collegiate Institute

Nominated by Dorothy Herr

Winnipeg, MB

What STEM area are you studying starting in Fall 2012?


What is your favourite inspirational quote?

"If a man loses pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured, or far away." (Henry David Thoreau, Walden or Life in the Woods)

What is a little known fact about yourself?

I am an avid Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter fan!

Why do you think you make a great Schulich Leader?

 I am passionately driven to discover more about the world which surrounds me and dream of applying that knowledge in ways which will benefit others.