A ritual at the H. J. Cody High School graduation is announcing the future plans of graduates as they’re introduced to receive certificates. This year’s graduating class was like many in the past with a wide variety of plans about their future, some meant to evoke laughter, others very serious. Here are future plans of the 130 graduates and five honorary graduates, according to introductions read by teacher Jas Payne, during last Thursday morning’s ceremony. Several of the graduates didn’t provide the information, so aren’t in this list.
Mason Adrain – trying to stay alive while maintaining current friendships and lasting relationships.
Sydney Annetts – go to college to become a nurse.
Kyle Archibald – working with Dad and becoming a carbon copy of him. Maintain the Wolfpack.
Joel Armstrong – working towards his heavy duty mechanic and instrumentation tech tickets.
Emily Armstrong-Cressman – pursuing a life of luxury and fame. Working to not have to work and marrying rich.
Chance Ashcroft – acquiring currency.
Chais Avery – attending the University of Alberta in Honours BioChem. She plans to be a doctor.
Mitchell Balogh – experience life to the fullest and be happy.
Connor Barker – working and travelling around Europe while beginning his life of wealth and happiness.
Hailey Beauchamp – take some time to work and then go to school for hair design.
Layne Befus – working as a welder’s helper with a possible apprenticeship in his future.
Jace Bellavance – become a power engineer.
David Bentley – engineering at Red Deer College and travelling the world.
Natasha Bhola – University of Calgary taking Environmental Science.
Michael Bray – working to become a heavy equipment operator.
Cody Brower – working and saving for school.
Evan Bryenton – travel a little, work a lot and save for college.
Brady Buehler – take a year off and then go to school for automotive service technician.
Brad Burren – become an electrician and someday open his own electrical motor business.
Ahna Byrd – apprentice as a tattoo artist and attend a graphic design school.
Thomas Bystrom – saving the world one kitten at a time, in a policing program.
Shawn Calen – take a year off to focus on making a little money to begin training as a power engineer.
Taylor Carriere – work to raise a little money and discover what she wants to do in time.
Shayla Carson – take a year off and work with children. Eventually go to university to become a nurse.
Alexandria Cutforth – bum around Thailand and then return to Canada to attend college.
Nicholas Dal Pra – apprentice as an instrumentation tech.
Justin Davies – attend university to get a doctorate in applied physics, and to create a quantum time machine.
Brandi Day – work and save money so she can travel to Australia.
Alex Donaghy – attending Red Deer College to take Kinesiology and play Queens volleyball.
Wyatt Downie – attend the Art Institute of Vancouver and get a degree in 3D modelling for animation and video games.
Morgan Drews – attend University of Calgary, perhaps play football for the Dinos and receive a combined Bachelors of Education and Kinesiology.
Deryk Dubie – work with his Dad as a courier and then see where life takes him.
Cassidy Dugdale – take a year off to travel, then go to college to become a dental hygenist. Eventually settle down with Channing Tatum.
Rhett-Leigh Dyck – get into mechanics.
Shae Edwards – upgrading science and physics before attending college for power engineering.
Cody Flasch – begin an apprenticeship in instrumentation. Sees a combination of school and work in his future.
Brett Frisneth – get a job, manage a fantasy league team.
Ashley Fuller – take a year off and travel.
Tyler Gall – join Canadian Coast Guard.
Dexter Gette – attend NAIT for Petroleum Engineering Technology.
Carly Grevatt – travel and specifically visit Abbey Road.
Harley Haggarty – play junior hockey and become the best gate opener in all of junior hockey.
Gabrielle Hamilton – pursue a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.
Chantel Head – attend University of Saskatchewan to do nursing.
Justin Hiscox – not walking?
Chase Hoffman – continue his electrical apprenticeship. Work hard, play hard.
Bennett Hreherchuk – Not be the best at doing nothing (because that is dumb). I am going to do something that I can be proud of, like protecting the world from devastation or uniting all people within our nation.
Sarah Huhnold – be the best Mom she can be for the time being then return to school.
Lorissa Jaroslawsky – travel to Australia.
Micalah Jensen – take a year off to farm then head to NAIT to become a denturist.
Leah Johns – travel a little, work a lot and save for college.
Matthew Johnson – Sunshine is hoping to play hockey in Saskatchewan. If not, he will attend college in Lethbridge with eyes on continuing in the family business of policing.
Mikala Johnson – become a flight attendant and travel for a year before taking a business degree.
Kirstynn Joseph – the possibilities are endless!
Brooke Kentz – University of Alberta Engineering.
Devyn Kjorlien – begin a life of entertaining the world while keeping it real.
Sebastian Kneitl – Happy to be graduating. Plans to start work in a trade that he can be successful in.
Jordanna Krentz – go to school in Manitoba.
Jordan Kril – go to university to pursue a career of my choice following completion of high school.
Kaelin Lambert – take a year off to work then go to Africa to help kids in poverty.
Tyler Ledwos – attend University of Calgary, play football for the Dinos and hopefully maintain the Wolfpack.
Shane Lehman – become a millwright, diesel engine technician and open his own diesel performance shop.
Evan Lintick – attend Red Deer College in political science then head to University of Alberta or UBC to take a law degree.
Cybill Ludington – work to become an X-ray technician.
Austin Lutz – go to work on the pipeline and see where that leads.
Meagan Lynch – attend school to become an art teacher and pursue a ticket as a bike mechanic.
Shaye Lyons – University of Alberta Fine Arts-Drama … with hopes to make it to the New York stage.
Darian MacLennan – take a year off, save money and travel to Australia. Then go to school for a business degree.
Chad Magas – travel across Europe.
Cassandra Main – go away to college to pursue a greater calling.
Tyson Maton – attend University of Alberta playing Golden Bears football. Maintain the Wolfpack.
Piper McArthur – attend SAIT to pursue a degree in administration with eyes on a career in marketing.
Kiana McCluskey – work and travel to France.
Darcy McCoy – work in the oilfield and stay close to home.
Elizabeth McIlravey – heading to Red Deer College to take Business Administration while waiting to marry her NHL-bound husband.
Landon McKerchar – begin a career in rodeo. If that does not work out, he is going to explore his options in crytozoology.
Brent McLean – become the next Bear Grylls and become a civil engineer.
Dominique Meinen – attend Red Deer College taking a degree in Kinesiology.
Ryan Miettinen – work on the rigs to earn his fortune to be able to finance a return to school.
Erin Miller – attend Red Deer College to go into pre-veterinary.
Bailey Miller – move to Thailand living off the generosity of the Thai people.
Kolson Moore – attend college taking business.
Braxton Moore – remain as awesome as he already is.
Bethany Mulholland – go to university and compete a Bachelor of Science degree. Would love to have a career where I can make a difference in people’s lives.
Chase Mykytiw – looking to improve his social situation and marry a good woman that will take care of him in the tradition he is used to.
Chelsey Northam – really would like to travel and see the romantic cities of the world. Would also like to open her own café.
Kayla Ochremchuk-Tranter – heading to Red Deer College to start her EMR training with plans to become a paramedic.
Joey O’Donnell – taking a year off and following that will go to college for steam fitting, pipe fitting.
Roshell Organ – take some time off to work and travel. Eventually wants to be an event coordinator, probably for Elizabeth and her rich NHL hubby.
Derek Ostertag – plans to work and has a goal to move into the trades.
Marshal Parker – moving to BC to continue training in swimming. Shooting for the 2016 Olympic swim team.
Keenan Pequin – moving to Calgary to pursue the rest of his life.
Bradley Peterson – working in the electrical trade.
Bailey Philips – Red Deer College to become a licensed practical nurse.
Haylee Quick – Olds College to attain a degree in Equine Sciences.
Brandon Raposo – travel the world to see as much as he can before returning and becoming a grown up.
Taylor Raycraft – is one day at a timing it. Saw graduation as his first goal and now is setting sights on the future in a trade.
Clinton Safronovich – living one day at a time and working to be just like Dad.
Dayton Sanders – plans to open a mechanic shop.
Reo Sapara – is taking a year off to explore his options.
Reid Schafer – plans to further his education and then become a police officer in a major city centre.
Macayla Schlahs – become an international lifeguard and work on a cruise ship.
Jase Schlahs – working, travelling, having a good time.
Spencer Scott – continue working hard and playing harder.
Nolan Seifert – apprentice as a mechanic.
Joelle Shaw-Edwards – take a year off to focus on coaching cheer and heading off to Europe to see the world before attending school.
Josiah Sigurdson – continue working at Crystal Clean Laundromat and Shoppers Drug Mart. Josiah plans to stay involved in music by singing in Sylvan Lake Mass Choir and playing guitar at his church.
Ashlee Sininger – take a year off to work and volunteer then head to school to become an ultrasound tech.
Lene Slot – take some time to herself and eventually go back to school.
Paul Smith – get a good paying job.
Brooklyn Soley – go to college for Bachelor of Education for elementary. Then settle down and marry a good looking gentleman.
Rylee Steinman – take a year off then attend Red Deer College for Nursing.
Brock Strome – apprentice to be a welder.
Jessica Suggett – take a year off then attend Red Deer College for a degree in Chemistry.
Bridget Swabey – take a year off to travel and then go to university to study criminology.
Graham Swanson – continuing his apprenticeship as a heavy duty mechanic.
Kendra Sweetland – travel a little and would like to open a restaurant, music venue.
Kimberley Taylor – take a year off to work and travel and then head to college.
Chase Thomas – pursue an Instrument Tech certificate and an Electrician’s ticket.
Brandon Torrance – continue working at Canadian Tire and travel to Hawaii and Japan.
Mitchell Townsend – continue his apprenticeship and move smoothly towards adulthood.
Devon Upton – attend University of Alberta in Mathematics.
Sheldon Walker – attend Red Deer College to start a Fine Arts degree in Music.
Terry Wendland – going into the trades.
Shae Wood – go to a performing arts school and be a dance instructor. Eventually she would like to own and operate a dance studio.
Tyler Yach – intends to actually start working hard to play hockey at a higher level. If that fails, attending school to begin a career in welding.
Momoe Hamada – return to Japan, finish school and study about many countries and languages.
Yuta Sakamoto – return to Japan and finish school before heading off to university.
Shunsuke Takae – return to Japan and complete high school there before becoming a translator.
Shiori Takeshita – attend university and study about many countries.
Brooklyn Lambert – will be modelling internationally next year to save money to go to university for engineering.