Jessie Payne
2016 Schulich Leader
Queen's University
Science Program
High School: Central Huron Secondary School
Nominated by Linda Doig
Clinton, ON
What undergraduate program are you enrolled?
Bachelor of Science Honours
What is your favourite inspirational quote?
"Human curiosity, the urge to know, is a powerful force and is perhaps the best secret weapon of all in the struggle to unravel the workings of the natural world" - Aaron Klug
What is a little known fact about you?
I absolutely love hockey. A pond in my backyard freezes over in the winter and makes for a great pick up game!
Why do you make a great Schulich Leader?
I believe that curiosity and passion are the driving forces in human beings. I also believe that I am innately curious, passionate, and driven, not only in the STEM field but in life and in my relationships. I want nothing more than to understand the world around me while impacting everyone and everything positively as I go.

Media Mentions:

Featured in: Queen's Gazette

Meeting the Leaders

Featured in: Clinton News Record

C.H.S.S. student awarded $60,000 scholarship