Kasper Podgorski

University of Toronto Schools
Mini Bio: 
Kasper, 17, is a graduate of University of Toronto Schools, where he learned that to succeed you must be able to understand, analyse, make predictions, invent, and communicate well. In 2003, Kasper placed third in the Dalhousie National Latin Sight Translation Contest, second in the Laurier Science Challenge, third in the E.U. Ontario Essay Competition, and was a finalist in the Ontario Chemistry Olympiad and Canadian National Physics Olympiad (2004). Kasper was also a member of UTS’s first-place team in the 2004 U of T DaVinci contest. At U of T Kasper is considering specializing in aesthetics, cognitive science, or neurobiology, and is planning to pursue graduate studies. Kasper spends most of his spare time finishing a 16-foot wooden sailboat he has been building for several years.