“The show must go on.” Although I first heard this within the theatre, this piece of advice is applicable to how I feel about most challenges I face. – Meet Beedie Luminary, Dawn Zheng.
What program will you be taking in post-secondary and why does it interest you?
I will be attending UBC, studying Science. I’m hoping to major in behavioural neuroscience because the field is a good combination of science and arts and I have always been curious about the mind.
Tell us a little bit about your background (growing up, going to school, extra-curricular activities, etc.).
I was born in China but I have lived in Vancouver since I was 2. I’m a passionate pianist and I love art.
When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
As a kid, I always wanted to be a lawyer because I was told that my bold personality and confrontational manner was suitable for the court room.
What are you looking forward to in your freshman year?
I am looking forward to taking control of my own education and studying things that genuinely interest me.
Who would you have dinner with if you could have it with any person, living or dead?
I would have dinner with my friends.
What is the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?
“The show must go on” although I first heard this within the theatre, this piece of advice is applicable to how I feel about most challenges I face.
What was the last book you read?
The last book I started was Crime and Punishment, but the last book I finished was Animal Farm. I love reading classic literature during my free time, and I am always open to new book suggestions!
What would people be surprised to find out about you?
I think that most people would be surprised to find out how clumsy and forgetful I can be!Back To Top