Ishriit (Isha) is the daughter of Raman Virk and Sandeep Sandhu and a student of New Westminster Secondary where she has been on the Honour Roll since she began attending. She has been part of many NWSS drama productions such as Legally Blonde, Crazy For You, NDub’s Got Drama and dance shows. Isha has also received numerous academic awards and many awards recognizing her achievements in excelling at the Punjabi language. She also enjoys listening to music, watching movies/television and spending time with friends and family. In her spare time, Isha likes to catch up on her favourite TV shows and definitely spend a lot of time sleeping. After graduation, Isha plans to go to university and train to become a commercial pilot.
Isha’s favourite TV show is Supernatural and her favourite movie is The Disaster Artist. Her favourite song is “ Na Calada” by Kryone and her favourite book is All the Light We Can Not See by Anthony Doerr. She is inspired by her mother, Raman, because she taught Isha how to be strong even during the toughest of times yet also how to be graceful and professional. Her most treasured keepsakes are her baby/school pictures because she loves going back and reminiscing about the past.
Isha’s favourite thing to do in the Royal City, besides the Hyack Festival, is go on walks through the many parks we have on rainy days. Isha’s proudest moment in her life so far is when she participated in Peter Sklar’s acting Broadway seminars and performed off-Broadway for a group of highly successful actors/directors. If Isha could trade places with anyone it would be Jimmy Fallon of the Tonight Show because his job consists of meeting and conversing with many influential people. He learns so much everyday all the while making others smile.