Aidan Pucchio is the winner of the UGRA Scholarship ($1,500) for 2016/17.
Aidan is a 3rd year Biomedical Science student. He was born in Toronto but calls London, Ontario home. His Grandfather, Antonio (Tony) Salvadori was a Professor of Computer Science at U of G and his Grandmother, Mary Salvadori, worked as a Teaching Assistant.
He is very grateful for the support of the UGRA Scholarship. Aidan says “Your support means a lot. I will be able to focus on my studies and go into this year at the University of Guelph without worrying about finances.”
He hopes to attend graduate school in Biology. He loves the theatre and spends a lot of his free time volunteering for various theatre festivals. He has also volunteered with science fairs in Ontario and is currently working to found a Guelph science fair for High School Students. In his leisure time he does a lot of reading and enjoys playing the guitar and the piano.