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Linda Zhang

Linda Zhang

Year: AEO2

Program: BMOS

Fun Fact: I memorized and recited 431 digits of Pi for a contest (and won!)

Extracurriculars: Social Science Soph, Western Founders Network (WFN)

Austin Chan

Austin Chan

Year: AEO2

Program: BMOS

Fun Fact: I love to learn different languages.

Extracurriculars: Learning about everything. NFTs / Crypto / New Hobbies / Building personal side projects

Alice Peng

Alice Peng

Year: AEO1

Program: Medical Science

Fun Fact: I toured with my choir to Australia and New Zealand!

Extracurriculars: SickKids Club Western, Women's Health Network Western, Women in STEM

Theodora Petrou

Theodora Petrou

Year: AEO1

Program: BMOS

Fun Fact: I'm fluent in more than two languages.

Extracurriculars: Running, tennis, and personal projects

Hailey Rockandel

Hailey Rockandel

Year: AEO2

Program: MIT

Fun Fact: I once visited 4 countries in a day!

Extracurriculars: Website manager & content creator for the Western University Technology Review (WUTR), Western Triathlon Club, Marketyze

Roberto Armena

Roberto Armena

Year: AEO2

Program: Computer Science

Fun Fact: Has re-watched the entire Friends series start to finish 7 times!

Extracurriculars: STEM Fellowship, Western One Health, Heart and Stroke.

Karan Banga

Karan Banga

Year: AEO1

Program: BMOS

Fun Fact: I got a crayon stuck in my nose as a kid.

Extracurriculars: Western Investment Club - Researcher, Western Capital Markets - General Member, Western Punjabi Association - First Year Rep

Iulia Costache

Iulia Costache

Year: AEO1

Program: MIT

Fun Fact: I have watched the TV show "Friends" entirely 5 times!

Extracurriculars: Podcast Producer and Writer, Freelance Designer, Photographer

Alfred Shi

Alfred Shi

Year: AEO1

Program: Econ/PPE-E

Fun Fact: I'm big on learning new things--hearing others talk about their passions is always interesting.

Extracurriculars: Mustang Capital, The Social Contract, Western Automotive Society

Alan Guan

Alan Guan

Year: AEO2

Program: BMOS

Fun Fact: Taught Justin Trudeau's son skiing!

Extracurriculars: Naval Reserve Officer, USC Income Tax Volunteer Director