About Me – Madison Ciulla

Hello everyone!

My name is Madison Ciulla and currently I am in grade 12 at Dr. Charles Best Secondary. This is my second year in Social Responsibility/Butterfly Effect. I joined in grade 10, and after missing the amazing opportunities I was involved in, I wanted to re-join for my grade 12 year!

Something you may not know about me is that I love playing soccer. In fact, I’ve been playing the sport since I was 4 years old. I honestly do not know what my life would look like today if I wasn’t playing soccer. It has become part my daily routine. Over the years my hard work and practice allowed me to make it onto a high performance team, however, after 2 years on the team, I decided to step down and focus on my school work. Currently I play for a Metro-Select team with Coquitlam Metro Ford.

In my free time, other activities I love to do include skiing, reading, and walking my dog Zoey. I am super excited for the ski season this year and can’t wait to hit the slopes! When I read, I become super attached to the stories and fictional worlds I learn about in many novels, and I tend to become immersed in these worlds! My favourite genres are fantasy and science fiction. Walking my dog has always brought me so much joy. This is the main way I calm myself down when I’m feeling stressed. It is a great way to relieve any anxiousness I am feeling the night before a test or even if I am super busy and need a chance to relax. Plus, I love my dog Zoey dearly, and she is the best little companion.

What brought me to Butterfly Effect was the chance to discover my own passions through the self-directed inquiry projects I was able to do. It was actually through this course that I found my love for science, after I got the chance to learn about the biodiversity of Joshua Tree National Park, and the ways in which we can live a healthy life style.

This year I will be focussing on the new action side of the course, and I am super excited to share my journey in performing this action with all of you! Stay tuned for my action project plan!

Thanks for reading!!

4 Replies to “About Me – Madison Ciulla”

  1. Walking with your dog and getting relaxed, that sounds so lovely and peaceful. I also agree with that Butterfly Effect is the chance to discover my own passion!

  2. Hey Madison, I really like what you wrote! I share a lot of things like how when you read a book you become immersed in it, I usually like to imagine how it would be if I was in it. Also I think Zoey is EXTREMELY cute just from the photo you posted here! I have 3 dogs and they are some characters! I will definitely stay tuned to see what project you come up with, I’m sure it’ll be amazing!

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