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Chornay, Christopher

Major: 
Electrical Engineering

What is the RISE area of interest during your first year and why?: 

Service, in whatever form it takes, has always been of primary importance to me as I set my goals. It is important to incorporate service into whatever I do. For this reason, I have just joined the Clark School Ambassadors Program, I am a part of a small program that tutors math to local high school students, and I volunteer at a hospital every week. Through RISE, I hope to incorporate more service into all aspects of my education.Service, in whatever form it takes, has always been of primary importance to me as I set my goals. It is important to incorporate service into whatever I do.For this reason, I have just joined the Clark School Ambassadors Program, I am a part of a small program that tutors math to local high school students, and I volunteer at a hospital every week. Through RISE, I hope to incorporate more service into all aspects of my education.

What is the RISE area of interest during your second year and why?: 

My area of interest will likely be instruction, as it relates most closely to service. Instruction is a type of service that is particularly special and important because it affords the opportunity to offer repeated, developing service to the same group of people. This type of service is most beneficial to both the students and the teachers, and I want to be a part of it.

What are your involvements and or extracurricular activities?: 
  • Clark School Ambassadors
  • Hospital Volunteer Work Tutoring (2hr/wk)
  • EIP Student Advisory Board 
  • Banneker Key Community Council
What is your cool engineering experience?: 

Last summer, I interned at MIT Lincoln Laboratory, and was constantly impressed by the quality and novel engineering that went on there. It was amazing to be able to work on a project, all the while surrounded by many other projects that were all pushing technological boundaries. I had not been in that kind of environment before – there was a deep, genuine curiosity in finding ways to make things work better. I loved to be a part of it.