Posts Tagged ‘galhousie’

Rhiannon Makohoniuk

Hometown: Moncton, NB Major:  B.A. Psychology & Gender and Women’s Studies, B.SW and currently a special undergraduate student Proudest achievement to date: Getting academically dismissed from school, coming back and getting two degrees and frequenting the Dean’s List. Next big thing she wants to achieve: I want to inspire others to be comfortable with themselves and…

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Rachael Delano

Hometown: Mississauga, Ontario Major: Combined Honours in Music + Environment, Sustainability & Society As the weather turns colder, Rachael Delano is already thinking ahead to the ways that she will give back through Kind Krafts, a non-profit organization she created with the intention of inspiring community engagement. Last year, the group made food for Out…

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Caroline Merner

Hometown: Victoria, British Columbia Major: Combined Honours in Environment, Sustainability & Society and International Development Studies with a minor in Spanish For Caroline Merner, activism that surrounds sustainability and climate justice is fundamental to her life. “I think that everyone should have the right to a healthy planet and a healthy environment,” she says. “I think…

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Halle Loyek

Hometown: Red Deer, AB Major: Neuroscience, third year. Proudest achievement to date: Qualifying for CIS with the team was really great, being able to be a part of that. Next big thing she wants to achieve: Re-qualifying for CIS this year. Especially being a team captain this year, it would be really nice to support…

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Sharestha Drall

Hometown: My deepest darkest secret is that I was born in Michigan. However, I moved when I was four and went down to NY. I would say that I had the pleasure of having two hometowns. The one I spent the most time in is a city called Yonkers which is in NY and, despite…

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High jumps and medical school

Dalhousie is filled with talented, inspiring and incredible ladies. One of them is Rebecca Haworth. Haworth completed her undergrad at Dal with an Honours in Psychology, and is now in her third year of Dalhousie medical school. Haworth was a star high jumper on the varsity track team throughout her undergraduate degree and her first…

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Jenna MacDonald and Melanie McKenna

Jenna MacDonald Major: 4th year Neuroscience Hometown: New Glasgow, NS Proudest achievement: Summer employment and volunteering. I do a lot of work with individuals with intellectual and physical disabilities. My academic success hasn’t been as rewarding as seeing it in a real world setting – being able to take what I’ve learned in school and…

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Lara Lewis

You’ll want to remember the name Lara Lewis, because the current King’s journalism student is well on her way to being a household name with her extensive theatre experience. Lara Lewis is from the Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia, and has had the gift of being an entertainer since childhood, or as she says, “the gift…

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Vicky Levack is on a roll

By her own admission, Vicky Levack’s main purpose in life started out as a selfish desire. “I wanted things done for me,” she says. “And then I realized there’s lots of other people who need the same stuff. So not only does it help me; it helps everybody else who needs it.” The “it” that…

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Bintou Kaira

Hometown: Fajara, Gambia Program: Chemical Engineering Bintou Kaira is passionate about community involvement and making an impact wherever she can. As an international student from Gambia, Kaira emphasizes the importance of diversity, inclusiveness and active involvement. “Our priority is school, that’s why we’re all here,” she says. “But you can have a balance of being…

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