|| Sonia Poltoratski
2007-08: Competed in the Varsity Four ... 2008 CRCA Scholar-Athlete.
2006-07: Walked-on in the fall and competed in the Varsity Four in the spring ... member of Psi Chi (psychology honor society).
High School: Competed on the varsity tennis team for three years ... an AP Distinguished Scholar, AP Psychology Student of the Year ... member of National Honor Society, National Honor Roll, and CHS Hall of Fame ... yearbook Editor-in-Chief, Student Body Secretary, and Young Life student leader.
Personal: Born in St. Petersburg, Russia ... parents are Alexei and Svetlana Poltoratski ... has a younger sister, Alexandra ... majoring in psychology with cognitive science concentration ... enjoys music, concerts, shows, design, and traveling ... aspires to save the world through psychology research someday ... father Alexei rowed in the 80's in Russia ... was champion of St. Petersburg and competed in several international events.
Getting to Know Sonia Poltoratski:
|Parents||Alexei and Svetlana Poltoratski|
|Major|| Psychology - Cognitive Science concentration|
|Contemplated Profession||Cognitive Neuroscience Researcher/Professor|
|The best book(s) I have read is/are...||One Hundred Years of Solitude, The Screwtape Letters, and A Farewell to Arms|
|My favorite food is||dark chocolate, pomegranates, and frozen yogurt|
|The reason I love rowing is...||I get the chance to push my body to its limits alongside a group of passionate, amazing girls|
|If a movie were made of my life, the actress that would play me is...||Christina Ricci; I constantly used to be told I looked like her as a kid|
|If I was not a collegiate rower I would be...||confused by this concept of 'free time'|
|Ten years from now, I would like to be...||noted in a psychology textbook|
|If I won a lot of money, I would...||take care of my family in Russia, give charitably, and maybe take a shopping trip to Paris|
|Did you know...?||I was born in St. Petersburg, Russia and I am obsessed with the nautical/sailor theme.|