Lauren Atkinson
2012 Schulich Leader
Dalhousie University
Science Program
High School: J.L. Ilsley High School
Nominated by Nancy MacBain
Halifax, NS

What STEM area are you studying starting in Fall 2012?


What is your favourite inspirational quote?

"If you believe in a God who controls the big things, you have to believe in a God who controls the little things. It is we, of course, to whom things look "little" or "big"."  - Elisabeth Elliott


What is a little known fact about yourself?

Someday I would love to live and work in New York City.

Why do you think you make a great Schulich Leader?

I think that I’ll make a great Schulich Leader because of all of the life experience that I have already obtained. I definitely have gone through some challenges in my life, but they have just motivated me to be the best person that I can be. I have worked very hard to have gotten where I am right now, and without a doubt I appreciate the opportunity that this Scholarship has given me more than words can say. I have high hopes for the future, and I plan on giving back as much as I possibly can.