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Jennifer Yi

Responsible. Experienced. Passionate.

About Me

I am a 18-year old detail-oriented, patient team player who welcomes other opinions, a resourceful, committed leader who gets the job done, and a respectful, honest, responsible person who always keeps a positive attitude

I live by the phrase "Our strengths and weaknesses do not define us, our strength in times of weakness does."


Sep 2016Present

B. Sc in Health Sciences in Life Sciences

Simon Fraser University
Sep 2006June 2016

International Baccaulaureate Diploma and Dogwood Diploma

Pacific Academy

Schulich Leader

Simon Fraser University


Oct 2014Present

First Degree Black Belt Certificate

Songahm Taekwondo

Obtained after 3 years of training and passing the physical and technical examinations for black belt.

Jun 2015Present

RCM Grade 10 Violin Repertoire Certificate

Royal Conservatory of Music

Passed the Grade 10 Practical examination as well as the music theory exams of Advanced Rudiments, History 1: An Overview, Intermediate Harmony and History 2: Middle Ages to Classical.

May 2014Present

RCM History and Harmony: Intermediate

Royal Conservatory of Music

Completed Intermediate Harmony and History 2: Middle Ages to Classical in Royal Conservatory of Music.

Dec 2014Present

Volunteer Development Program Completion

City of Surrey

Obtained after participating in three workshops as a Surrey Parks, Recreation and Culture volunteer and 15+ hours of volunteer experience.

  • Communicating through Conflict
  • Emergency First Aid
  • Facilitation
  • Leadership Fundamentals
Jul 2015Present

SHAD Fellow

SHAD International

Selected to participate in an immersive program of lectures, workshops, projects and activities built on the STEM foundation, at McMaster University.

Jun 2013Jun 2016

Emergency First Aid CPR/AED Level C

Red Cross

Achieved after completing a one-day course on emergency first aid and CPR and passing practical and written examinations

Feb 2013Feb 2019

FoodSafe Level 1

Province of British Columbia

Completed the eight-hour face-to-face food handling, sanitation and work safety course.


Jun 2015Oct 2015

Secretary General

Pacific Model United Nations 2015
  • Successfully coordinated event, invited politicians to attend, garnered media attention and gained exposure for our organization
  • Responsible for staff training, finances and logistics for conference of 200 delegates
May 2015June 2016

Logistics Director

Project Pulse Vancouver
  • Engaged high school students through interactions with physicians, graduate school admission representatives and exemplary post-secondary students
  • Responsible for securing venues and logistics for informative meetings and conference
Jan 2015June 2016

Chief of Staff

Cardiovascular Diseases Aids and Solutions Society
  • Created a non-profit society aimed towards bringing direct financial aid to hospitals and patients suffering from cardiovascular diseases
  • Worked with a team of passionate high school students
  • Organized various charity events for Surrey Memorial Hospital
  • Interviewed and hired staff members to represent organization
Sep 2013June 2016

Co-Founder and Director

Vancouver High-School Organization Southern League
  • Expanded Vancouver High-School Organization into Surrey and Delta
  • Organized and planned various activities for science competitions
  • Coordinated logistics for multiple events of 100 participants
Sep 2015June 2016


Model United Nations Club at Pacific Academy
  • Taught younger students the procedures of Model United Nations
  • Organized teams of delegates to send to various conferences
Sep 2013June 2016


Science Club at Pacific Academy
  • Initiated the club and organized teams to participate in competitions
  • Worked with Vancouver High-School Organization
  • Trained and taught younger students
Sep 2013June 2016


Debate Club at Pacific Academy
  • Trained students the various formats of debate
  • Led practice by organizing teams and hosting rounds
Sep 2013June 2016

1st chair of Second Violins

Surrey Youth Orchestra
  • Guided and encouraged section of Second Violins
Sep 2013Present


Langley Gardens Chartwell Senior Home
  • Playing music on violin and One-on-one visits
  • Built valuable relationships with seniors
Sep 2014Mar 2015

Outreach Team to Bolivia

Pacific Academy Outreach Society
  • Responsible for 3rd grade class with Santa Cruz Learning Center
  • Learned to be respectable of culture with Ayore indigenous group
Jul 2012Aug 2013

Summer Camp Volunteer

City of Surrey
  • Gained experience of working with children aged 9-12
  • Planned and led various games and activities
  • Worked with team of program directors
Sep 2011Jun 2012

Grade 8 Representative

Student Council
  • Planned multiple student events throughout the year
  • Built teamwork in student council


June 2016

Jeremy James Memorial Award

June 2016

Vancouver Korean-Canadian Scholarship Winner

June 2016

Top I.B. Chemistry Standard Level Award

June 2016

Hannam Scholarship Winner

April 2015

Silver Medal in South Fraser Regional Science Fair in Health Sciences category 

  • The Effects of IL-6 on Pancreatic Beta Cells and Type 2 Diabetes
June 2015

Top Grade 11 I.B. Student Award

June 2015

I.B. History Higher Level Award

June 2015

I.B. Chemistry Standard Level Award

April 2014

Top 3% in Michael Smith Science Challenge

November 2014

3rd place in Forms of Journey to Excellence Taekwondo Tournament

February 2012 - Present

Debate Tournaments

  • 1st place at LME Debate Regionals in Novice
  • 2nd place at Law Foundation Cup Provincials in Novice
  • 1st place of Semiahmoo House Debate Tournament in Junior
  • 4th place at LME Debate Regionals in Junior
  • 11th team at Law Foundation Cup Provincials in Junior
  • 5th team at UBC Debate Tournament in Senior
February 2014

Model United Nations

  • Best Researched Delegate at Vancouver Model United Nations 2014
  • Assistant Director of '30 Years War' at Connect Model United Nations 2014
  • Chair of 'SOCHUM' at Vancouver Model United Nations 2015
  • Chair of 'WHO' at Canadian High School Model United Nations 2015
February 2013

Gold Medal in CEMC Pascal math contest

May 2015

Math Competitions

  • Top 25% in Euclid contest 2015
  • Certificate of Distinction in American Mathematics Contest 2015 qualified to compete in American Invitational Mathematics Examination
  • 3rd in Nationals in National Math and Science Competition 2013
  • Group III in Nationals in Canadian Intermediate Math Competition 2013
  • Performance with Honours in Canadian Open Mathematics Challenge 2013
  • Silver Standard in Fryer Mathematics contest 2013
  • Silver Medal in Provincials in Math Kangaroo 2013
  • Top 1% in American Mathematics Contest 8 2011
June 2010 - June 2016

Headmaster's List from Grade 6 to Grade 12

June 2014

Science 10 Award

June 2013

Foundations of Math and Pre-Calculus 10 Award

April 2013

Gold certificate in 2013 Kiwanis Fraser Valley International Music Festival in Advanced

June 2013

Highest Overall Average in Grade 9 Award

June 2012

Outstanding Strings Musician Award in Pacific Academy


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