Dayna Konopelny

Student Editor

Hometown: Winnipeg, MB 
University: OCAD University
Year and Field of Study: 2nd Year Industrial Design

Dayna Konopelny is in her second year of Industrial Design at OCAD University. She previously studied at the University of Winnipeg, where she received her Bachelor of Arts and was the gold medal winner for her major, Theatre and Film. Dayna is one of the co-founders of the University of Winnipeg Ukrainian Students’ Association, and is a past president. She is very involved in the Ukrainian community in Winnipeg, despite her recent move to Toronto. Since moving Toronto, it is her goal to learn Ukrainian, and is taking language classes at St. Vladimir Institute. Dayna is an amateur artist, and her work was featured on the 2018 Shevchenko Bookmark. In addition to all things Ukrainian, Dayna loves art, design, theatre, adventures, and a good laugh. She’s excited to bring her creative flair to the pages of “Student” this year.