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David Da Silva

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What is one thing you want students to know about you? 

During Canada’s quest to qualify for their most recent World Cup I was an avid supporter, going to games as far away as Edmonton to cheer them on. My cousin was a staple on the team and wore the captain’s armband on many occasions. Bonus points if you guess correctly!

What's your educational background?

I graduated as a 4 Year Honor Roll student from Michael Power/St.Joseph Highschool. From there I would go on to Wilfrid Laurier University and obtain my Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a minor in Accounting in 2014, graduating with Honours and Distinction 

What are 4-5 personality traits you would use to describe yourself?

1. Personable 2. Driven 3. Curious 4. Persistent 5. Extroverted

Name your favourite TV show, movie, and song:

Favourite TV show: The Challenge

Favourite movie: Pearl Harbour

Favourite song: Cowgirls by Morgan Wallen

What are some of your hobbies?

I am an extremely active person. When I am not teaching, you can catch me playing soccer at Lamport Stadium for my Co-ed Soccer team. Recently, I have focused my efforts on running and am looking forward to running both a 5km and 10km race later this year, with the ultimate goal of completing a half-marathon! Besides athletics, I have been actively investing in stocks for over the past decade where I use the Accounting knowledge I gained in school and apply it to analyzing real businesses.

What was your favourite subject in high school?

Intro to Business

What is something you would tell your younger self in high school?

Do not be afraid to make mistakes. Aiming for perfection is admirable, but attaining perfection is impossible. Fail, simply put, is your First Attempt In Learning. 

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