Name: Siddath Ratnatunga
Birth: April 2nd 1994
Major: Molecular Biology
When and where were you happiest?
When I visited family and friends in Sri Lanka in 2015 during the summer, and was able to spend a lot of time with my parents as well as rest of friends and family.
What was one of the most defining moments in your life?
Being able to study and complete my bachelors degree at Goshen College and also the valuable connections that I have made through out college.
If you were president, what is the first thing you would do?
I would help fight global poverty by increasing the amount of job opportunities for people do not have proper jobs and who cannot support their families.
What does a perfect day look like to you?
It would be a day where I could say that all the tasks that I would like to complete on that day would be completed in a successful manner.
If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
Manage time more efficiently and not procrastinate in the work that I do and do it more efficiently. That way I would be able to go to bed at a better time.
What do you feel most proud of? Graduating from college with a degree in molecular biology.
What is your strongest personal quality? Being helpful to others.
What is a skill you would like to learn and why? Learn how to code.
Which words or phrases do you most overuse? “Let me check”; “how are you doing today?”
What teacher in school made the most impact on you and why? My chemistry professor because he made high school chemistry much harder making students work hard.
Best childhood memory: Playing cricket with friends on the streets.
What is your most marked characteristic? Being helpful to others.
Which living person do you most admire? My dad.
Which historical figure do you most identify with? Charles Darwin.
Greatest fear: Fear of heights.
Favorite place to live: Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Favorite occupation: Accountant.
Favorite writer: J.K. Rowling.
Favorite song: Don’t hold your breath.