Michelle, a grade 11 student, is characterized as a model student working each and every day at realizing her potential and making a significant contribution to her community. She intuitively is inclusive, compassionate with others, and tries to consistently model positive behavior. She is a member of the school LINK crew, a member of the Outer’s Club, an accomplished musician, and has worked tirelessly in a significant role in the school community’s overnight “Relay for Life” initiative. In the coming year, Michelle will chair the “Relay for Life” organizing committee at her school. This event contributes to her favorite charity, the Canadian Cancer Society”. Her commitment to stopping this dreadful disease that devastates so many lives is also long term. Michelle’s career goal is to be involved in the science field, specifically medical research; research that will directly champion a cure for cancer.