Aliya is a quiet and kind individual who shows respect and appreciation for her teachers and fellow classmates. She is a conscientious student in her academics and is always ready to help others. She is keenly interested in history and is excited to be part of the Holocaust trip in March. Aliya approaches class with a positive attitude and frequently contributes to class discussion, she excels in many areas of school life, including academics, and socially. She is also very involved in media, having competed in Skills Canada in audio/video. This year she has co-created a three-part comedy for the Sir John FilmFest, and is co-hosting a vlog about life at Sir John.