Members of École HJ Cody School’s class of 2014 had their post-graduation plans read aloud as they collected their diplomas during Thursday’s commencement ceremony. As read by teacher Jas Payne, they are as follows:
Breanna Allen – go to college to get her cosmetology licence.
Morgan Alward – take time off to relax and get ready for post-secondary.
Breann Aman – go to SAIT for culinary arts.
Jacob Andrews – get Class 1, travel the world and buy a house in the islands.
Spencer Atchison – not waste time sleeping in and live like a champion.
Tristan Balfour – live life to the fullest and become the best person he can be.
Olivia Barnes – attend Red Deer College and play volleyball for the Queens.
Joshua Barrie – work and travel.
Dakota Bauder – to find peace with life and begin the next phase happy.
Thomas Beckwith – take some time off to pursue music, possibly join the army.
Jamai Bell – go to school to work with special needs kids.
Michelle Bentley – go to RDC to work towards a Bachelor’s degree in chemistry before attending med-school at U of A. Specialize in either radiology or paediatric medicine.
Riley Berg – become a professional chef and maybe own a restaurant.
Aren Boisjolie – work as an electrician.
Mackenzie Boothe – live life to the fullest and live it how I want to live it.
Ashley Bouchard – take a few years off to go back home. Go to Marvel College for aesthetics and later upgrade to medical aesthetician.
Jeremy Bourgeois – to look as good in the future as he does now.
Christopher Braun – pursue welding apprenticeship.
Brody Burk – move to Ireland.
Evan Burton – go to business school or be a power engineer and live life to the fullest.
Ben Butcher – unspecified.
Kaylee Campbell – attend RDC as a medical lab assistant.
Kendra Campbell – grow up, marry young and rich, have babies and become a hockey mom.
Michael Campbell – work in a salon.
Alyssa Carson – go to university to become a teacher.
Laken Carver – unspecified.
Kennedy Chittenden – move to Edmonton to live with mom and attend NAIT.
Brittany Collins – take a year off and travel.
Ryley Cordell – unspecified.
Dustin Cressey – ski, travel, live big and be happy.
Ashley Cutforth – go where life takes me and go to school to become a paediatric nurse.
Natasha Dahl – take a year off then go to Ambrose University for two years then go to U of C for six years to become a counselling psychologist.
Justyn Day – become an instrumentation technician.
Rylan de Jong – unspecified.
Chase deFrece – get an apprenticeship for carpentry, possibly take classes in college for kinesiology.
Colton Delaire – be an officer of the law.
Cara Derbyshire – go to college and go travelling.
Randi Derbyshire – attend the University of Alberta to pursue a degree in engineering.
Michael Dixon – head to university to obtain a Bachelor of Science in biochemistry or neuroscience.
Karlana Dolhan – go to NAIT to get electrical ticket.
Danielle Dyrland – take a year off to travel then hopefully go back for journalism.
Shayla Eisler – take a year off to work.
Bree Ekelund – become a stewardess and see the world.
Keelan Ellerby – take a year off, travel and do missions. Go to school in 2015 and take Bachelor of Science eventually leading into dental school.
Justice Elton – work the trades and make a lot of money.
Haly Engel – attend RDC and U of A to get my Bachelor of Education and Science combined.
Georgia England – attend Calgary college.
Stefan Finner – work in the oilfield.
Sean Fitzgerald – keep working, then go to college to learn how to build his own house.
Britney Fox – succeed in professional barrel racing and win the Calgary Stampede and NFR in Las Vegas.
Madison Fudger – take a year off and work full-time to save money for college and work on a music career.
Joy Fugler – attend university and complete a Bachelor of Science degree in biology.
Austin Gathercole – become a heavy duty mechanic.
Bryan Geake – go to RDC for a year, then U of A for three years for a Bachelor of Commerce degree.
Jasmine Graham – spend the rest of my life working with horses.
Tristan Hagan – get a great job, then go to University of Calgary for engineering.
Kendra Hainsworth – move to Cranbrook and continue playing volleyball at College of the Rockies.
Dylan Harris – make bank.
Justin Hartigh – join Nascar and turn left for a living.
Jenson Heaton – work for a while, travel, then open a recording studio.
Courtney Henderson – live with my mom and raise cats.
Makayla Heninger – make a bunch of money selling burgers.
Aaron Hillaby – have success.
Trent Hlushak – go to university for information technology.
Paul Huehn – become a professional swimsuit and moustache model.
Brielle Irwin – move to the west coast to become a hipster and attend university.
Darryl Jacobsen – go to college and take TVP, and learn to become an RCMP officer or security guard.
Rachelle Janisse – continue with art with the Visual Arts program at RDC.
Tyler Johnson – unspecified.
Ethan Johnson – upgrade math class and take business administration at RDC.
Kaylee Johnston – attend post-secondary and travel.
David Jones – attend RDC for jazz piano to further his musical knowledge and experience.
Courtney Kenny – go to college and make lots of money.
Paul Kim – bring peace to the Korean Peninsula.
Travis Klywak – take time to figure out life.
Trent Kondor – hand model for Rolex.
Layne Kostyniuk – graduate from Lethbridge College and work his way to being an honest and noble officer in the RCMP.
Paige Kube – live the dream.
Keltie Lakeman – unspecified.
Chris Lanciault – upgrade and head off to college to be smarter.
Isabella Larsen – continue to be exceptionally sassy and perhaps move into salon life.
Austin Leavitt – unspecified.
Cameron Lee – move to Lethbridge to attend Lethbridge College and complete the Criminal Justice – Policing program.
Rebecca Lieng – attend University of Lethbridge to attain Bachelor of Science degree and further education to become a doctor.
Megan Lindley – attend dental school in Toronto.
Dylan Lisafeld – take a year off and live with my sister and take music programs.
Eric Littmann – work the trades to be the best daddy to that little girl he can be.
Tanner Loroff – become an exceptional tradesman and continue to be awesome.
Bradyn Marchesi – move to Kelowna and play junior football with the Okanagan Sun.
Bryce Marshall – go to college, become a teacher, take my dad’s job and force him into an early retirement.
Charlotte Mason – attend Red Deer College. Do what she loves and start the journey to becoming a music teacher.
Bailee Mathers – attend the University of Victoria and become Dr. Bailee Mathers.
Jacqueline McBride – travel more before attending school in the spring.
Brendan McCoy – unspecified.
Ashley McKillop – complete social work program and travel the world.
Ivan Mirafuentes – work with my dad, take care of my mom and hopefully go to RDC for a two-year music program and become a musician. Buy a vacation house in the Philippines and enjoy the rain and sun away from the snow.
Austin Moore – pursue a career as an electrician.
Talissa Munce – go to NAIT for a two-year photography program.
Muzamba Mutemwa – attend Red Deer College to study kinesiology.
Kassidy Neudorf – unspecified.
Natasha Newstead – go to Fiji for a few months, take a year off and become a dental hygenist.
Naomi Nicholson – come back to school for upgrading, go to Olds College for equine science and horsemanship, then move to the country to start my own farm business working with horses.
Colton Noel – continue working towards an apprenticeship as a welder.
Richard Oliver – music, music, music at RDC.
Brayden Olmstead – live with parents until they kick him out then live with friends.
Tiana Oostindie – travel the world and study social work.
Alex Palm – take a few years of music at RDC, inspire others to create as others have inspired me to create.
Jessica Passmore – attend RDC for the Occupational Health and Safety program.
Krista Pearson – go to school and become a unit clerk or welder and move away somewhere hot to live my life.
Devon Peck – work towards a Bachelor of Education/Bachelor of Arts combined program to one day teach elementary school social studies.
Colton Pettie – finish apprenticeship to be a mechanic, drive fast cars and start a family.
Kane Price – return to New Brunswick to continue school and rugby.
Joseph Ranger – pursue a career in the trades and coach a sport.
Daylen Renner – get a job at Enterprise Rent-A-Car.
Brett Reynolds – go to RDC for a Bachelor of Education and travel the world someday.
Josh Rogers – become a volunteer firefighter and then a full-fledged firefighter.
Cody Rumbolt – study music at RDC.
Chase Sapergia – go to college and travel the world.
Joshua Schultz – move to Calgary to live with brother and really begin life.
Phoenix Schultz – go to Augustana to continue my soccer and become an occupational therapist.
Mackenzie Shmyr – take a year off to work then apply for college.
Dacota Friesen – get a semi-successful local radio show to coin the phrase, ‘It’s Friesen in here!’
TJ Sloboda – move to Edmonton to pursue engineering degree while continuing his football career as a Golden Bear.
Aden Smaill – apply for flight school through the Canadian Armed Forces, hopefully become a fighter pilot.
Jennifer Spode – move to BC and finally enjoy the sun. Go to school to become the best darn nurse she can be and pay forward all the help that has been given.
Jacqueline Starcheski – attend university and earn a Bachelor of Science degree. Further her education and establish a career in healthcare.
Jordan Steenbergen – score in the WHL before my little brother.
Raina Stewart – unspecified.
Alexandra Swayn – take a year off to enjoy the graduated life then move to Vancouver to take the Global Makeup at Blanche Macdonald.
Jakson Sylvester – continue his apprenticeship and make a huge amount of money.
Keagan Tait – continue his apprenticeship in mechanics with an eye on opening a restoration/performance shop of his own.
Deon Ternovoy – unspecified.
Jaden Thorne – work towards becoming a journeyman electrician.
Chase Thudium – following in my brother’s footsteps by winning a Telus Cup.
Gabrielle Trudel – become a cop.
Mackenzie Unrau – go rigging or welding.
Jessie Ventnor – go to college.
Tayler Vick – go to SAIT for chemical engineering technology.
Robert Warrener – try not to run over any more dogs with my van.
Aubri Webster – attend Mount Royal University for Bachelor of Health Sciences, then go to medical school.
Cara Werenka – go to college, get a degree, become a criminal psychologist.
Brett White – star in the sequel of Dazed and Confused.
Evan Wilke – go into the medical field, possibly become a nurse.
Tyler Williamson – become a welder.
Taylor Wright – attend the University of Alberta to get a degree in political science. Then attend law school to become a corporate lawyer.
Layne Zazalak – one day bring balance to the force.
Shon Zenert – start working as a roughneck and play for Red Deer Buccaneers. Become competitive in bodybuilding in the near future.
Kaori Fujimoto – return to Japan and continue working in English and school.
Goki Kataoka – become a diplomat and start a rice farm in Canada.
Daisuke Tanaka – returning to Japan. He will miss Canada very much.
Azumi Yanase – unspecified.