Sam Song 236

D&R Sobey Atlantic Scholarship: 2018

Hometown: Saint John NB

Graduating Year: 2022

High School: Saint John High School

Samuel Song

Extra-Curricular / University Activities

  • Reading
  • Basketball
  • 1500+ combined volunteering hours from middle school to high school
  • President of New Brunswick Chess Association 2015-18
  • Owner and founder of Sam Chess Club
  • 1st violinist for Saint John High String Ensemble
  • 1st violinist for City & District String Orchestra
  • Clarinettist for 3rd Field Artillery Regiment Band
  • Human Resources Administrator for the 21 Electronic Warfare Regiment at Kingston Military Base
  • Floor Representative at Queen's University


Achievements and Awards

  • Canadian Chess Challenge Champion (2015, 2016, 2018)
  • Achieved official chess title of "National Master" in Canada and US
  • Official Canadian representative at international chess tournaments such as World Youth & Cadets Chess 
  • Championships and World Youth U16 Chess Olympiad 
  • Maritime Chess Challenge Champion (2011-2018) 
  • Provincial Chess Challenge Champion (2011-2018) 
  • "Outstanding Volunteer of the Year" Award (2015, 2016) from Multicultural Centre of Saint John 
  • Fully-trained private after completing Basic Military Qualification (BMQ) and BMQ-Land 
  • Learned and play 20 instruments