Québec & St John's 2012
Current Place of Residence: Chateauguay, Québec
University: Concordia University
Current/Recent Course: Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Ecology
Other Information: Michael is completing his undergraduate degree in ecology, focusing on fish behaviour and conservation. He has been published in the journal Fish and Fisheries and he has conducted conservation work in the Galapagos Islands. Michael is an elite athlete who has competed for Canada at a number of international wrestling tournaments, and claimed a team national title at the varsity level. He won the Concordia President’s Award for combined achievement in athletics and academics in 2010-11. Michael has also worked with the 78th Fraser Highlanders at the Stewart Museum, demonstrating military tactics and the regiment's history.