Keenan Conlon ’17
Keenan is in his first year of the Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies program at Western, with advanced entry opportunity to the Ivey Business School. He’s involved with the Western Investment Club and is a member of both the Industrials and Financial Institutions research groups. Keenan continues to work as a service rep at Libro Credit Union, and he’s running his own bookkeeping business, Finlite Financial Services. He’s also playing intramural hockey, golf and tennis.
Sevion DaCosta ’17
Sevion is a freshman at Claremont McKenna College in California, majoring in government. As a member of the football team, Sevion played in two games but is sitting the rest of the season out due to injuries. Sevion is a member of the mock trial club, Black Student Affairs, Christian Athletes, and the student government body Associated Students of Claremont McKenna College. He’s also working as a research assistant at the Rose Institute for Local and State Government.
Hannibal is at McGill, currently majoring in English literature, but planning to switch to a double major in English and art history, minoring in linguistics. A shoulder injury has prevented him from playing rugby, but he’s enjoying writing for the McGill Tribune opinion section. Along with fellow Lang Scholar Pearce Gould, Hannibal is helping organize a cancer research fundraiser run by the Management Undergraduate Society.
Pearce Gould ’17
Pearce is a first-year Bachelor of Commerce student at McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management. He plays on the varsity rugby team, and is involved with the Case Competitions League. This summer he completed a 52-day canoe trip in the Yukon, Northwest Territories and northern British Columbia. Along with fellow Lang Scholar Hannibal dePencier, Pearce is helping organize a cancer research fundraiser run by McGill’s Management Undergraduate Society.
Trevor is in his first term as a commerce student at Queen’s Smith School of Business. He’s playing on a variety of club sports teams, and he hopes to help rejuvenate the varsity alpine ski team program for Ontario universities.
Darwin is one of only ten students enrolled in the Queen’s University Accelerated Route to Medical School (QuARMS). He volunteers with the Elder Life Program at the Kingston General Hospital. He’s also a volunteer translator at the KEYS Job Centre for newly arrived immigrants in Kingston. Darwin is currently training for the Queen’s track and field team.
As the first UCC student to receive the prestigious McEuen Scholarship to the University of St Andrews in Scotland, Malcolm is pursuing a degree in math and philosophy and playing on the lacrosse team. Malcolm is debating for St Andrews at the world championships in Mexico in December.
Kal Shaw ’17
Kal is a freshman at Princeton, studying electrical engineering on a pre-medical track. He’s an active member of the Princeton Neuroscience Network and works part-time remotely for the Canadian company Exactus Energy Inc. This year, he’s playing on the Princeton Club soccer team and he also plays saxophone in the Princeton Jazz Creative Large Ensemble. Service work remains a priority for Kal, and he continues to volunteer for Engineers Without Borders, as well as chairing his founded charity Minds on Math for marginalized students in the GTA.
Robert is currently taking a gap year before attending Harvard in the fall of 2018. He’s working at the startup Hubdoc in Toronto between September and February, and then he plans to travel for three months in Southeast Asia. At Harvard, Robert will take a variety of courses including computer science, political philosophy and English literature, before declaring a major at the end of second year.
Mattia is a sophomore at the University of Chicago, majoring in economics and playing on the men’s basketball team. In his freshman year, Mattia made the Dean’s List, earned the University Athletic Association’s All-Academic honours, and in February was named Order of the “C”’s Athlete of the Week for his positive contributions to basketball. This past summer, Mattia attended courses at the London School of Economics.
Darren is a second-year Bachelor of Commerce student at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management. He’s a member of the McGill varsity rugby team and the Desautels Case League.
Simon is at Middlebury College in Vermont pursuing a major in political science. He’s shifted his interest in cross country to finance, and is a member of the Student Investment Committee.
Clayton Jeffrey ’16
Clayton is in his second year at Cornell University, majoring in psychology with a minor in human development. He’s pursuing specific focuses in social and personality psychology as a research assistant in Cornell’s personality and attachment lab. Clayton is also training to be a counsellor for a peer-facilitated mental health service. A member of Cornell’s track and field team, Clayton had an exciting summer that included two bronze medal performances at the Canadian Track and Field Championships.
Jack took a gap year after graduation from UCC to train and compete with the Ontario Alpine ski team. He also biked more than 1,000 km along the California coast, from north of San Francisco to the Mexican border at Tijuana. He’s now in his first year at McGill studying physiology in the biomedical and life sciences department. He plans to be a keen member of the McGill varsity alpine ski team.
Aidan is in his second year at Middlebury College in Vermont where he’s majoring in economics. He had a great last season as a receiver on the football team. Aidan spent the summer in Rhode Island teaching sailing.
Zacharie has been awarded a Greville Smith Scholarship for 2016-17 as he pursues his Bachelor of Commerce degree at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management. In addition to his participation in the Desautels Business Conference on Sustainability, Zacharie is playing flag football and getting involved in provincial politics for the upcoming elections.
Justin is a Bachelor of Medical Sciences student at Western University. He’s involved with Right to Play Western, part of an international humanitarian organization using sport and play to nurture positive change in disadvantaged areas around the globe. Justin is a member of the Running for London track club, and a researcher for the Consumer Retail group within the Western Investment Club.
Philippe Archambault ’15
Now in his third year at Queen’s, Phillipe spent the summer completing an internship in private wealth management at National Bank. He’s currently on exchange just outside London at the University of Warwick, where he’s gaining eye-opening knowledge from the English perspective on business and economics. He’s hoping to get involved with the Warwick Finance Society. Phillipe is feeling very fortunate to discover the unique historical and artistic characteristics of iconic European cities.
Louis Christophe Hebert ’15
Louis is in his third year at Queen’s Smith School of Business, where he’s exploring his interests in finance and macroeconomics. He plays receiver for Queen’s varsity football team and teaches French in the peer tutoring program. This summer he completed an internship on the RBC trading floor in Toronto and in the winter, he’ll attend the Norwegian School of Economics in Bergen as part of an international exchange program. Louis continues his work as a UCC ambassador, currently representing the Smith School as a member of the high school liaison team.
Jeffrey — seen here sporting the beginnings of his Movember ’stache — is a third-year commerce student at Queen’s. He plays on the varsity rugby team and is a member of the Queen’s Sales Industry Association. Jeffrey has co-founded SaveYou, a service that reduces payment processing costs for companies across North America.
Akiel is pursuing a double major in economics and political science at the University of Toronto. He competes with the U of T varsity track team. Akeil hopes to attend law school in the future.
Philippe is in his third year of the dentistry program at Laval University. He serves as vice-president of finance for Laval’s association for dental medicine students. He’s also in the process of enrolling as a dentist in the Canadian Armed Forces.
Liam is in his third year at Harvard and an undergraduate researcher at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He tutors in Harvard’s economics department and is a mental health liaison on campus. This upcoming summer, Liam will be applying to medical school, and, possibly, joint MD/PhD programs.