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Ian Eddy May 19, 2016

Chelanne Murphy April 22, 2016

Kathy Works

Trish Upper

Rolanda Bernard-Docker

Lori Fouracres

Joanna Low

Kelly Donlevy-Lee

Stephanie Hoogveld September 16, 2015

Completed Secondary Schooling or additional training:

  • Sc Mathematics, University of Calgary
  • Ed Secondary Education, University of Calgary
  • Professional Artist: stephaniehoogveld.com

Top 3 career related and/or volunteer experiences you are most proud of:

  • Working at the Edge!
  • Co-Founder of The Sky Painters, a charity created in memory of my mom. Our mission is to paint “Skies of Hope” to help those impacted by cancer. All donations will go to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada. theskypainters.com
  • Selected as “Best New Artist” in the Calgary Stampede Western Art Showcase
  • Selected to complete the artwork for the 2014 Calgary Stampede Lottery Dream Home
  • Donating artwork to support organizations that aim to create positive change. (The Edge School for Athletes, The Michaelle Jean Foundation, The Alberta Cancer Foundation, Soccer4Hope)

Why did you choose this career?

My greatest mentors include my parents, coaches and teachers.  These individuals helped me develop my core values, and most importantly they taught me how to respect people and the environment around me. My goal as a teacher and an artist is to inspire and motivate others to; make positive changes in their communities, to think independently and creatively, to appreciate the simple things in life, to always stay young at heart and to be open to the new and unknown.  I became a teacher because working with youth is fun, challenging and always rewarding. I want to make the same impact that my mentors made on me.

Special Achievements/Jobs in your field:  Launching an Art Program at Edge

What athletics did you participate in/are you participating in (player/coach/volunteer/other):

  • Currently play for the Calgary Foothills WFC Soccer team.
  • Completed 5 years with the University of Calgary Dinos Women’s Soccer program
  • Played Semi-Professional Soccer in Sweden
  • Captained the Alberta Provincial Soccer Team for 4 years

Favourite Sport: Soccer

Favourite book:  Life of Pi

What’s on you ipod? Absolutely Everything! But I have a soft spot for country!

Favourite Quote:

All who enter your life, find one good thing. For one good thing will bring life to all.” Unknown

“Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.” Albert Einstein

“Enter ye in at the straight gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way that leadeth to destruction, and any there be which go in thereat. Because straight is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it.” Matthew 7:13-14

Rhy Henderson August 27, 2015

Secondary Schooling:

  • BSc from Universty of British Columbia – Okanagan
  • BEd from University of Victoria

Career experiences you are most proud of:

Right now it is definitely coming to this school. I am very excited to be a part of Edge. My time teaching in Germany wasn’t the worst either.

Why did you choose this career?

I always wanted to teach and coach young people from a very young age. I had some very inspirational teachers and coaches in my early days and they taught me somethings that are not that easy to teach; Hard work and commitment. I know that young people face a lot of challenges in school but I believe if they can learn more than the academics we are setting them up for any challenges they face throughout their life. I want to inspire and teach kids these life skills….and some geeky science stuff along the way.

Athletics you participated in:

  • Football, Baseball, Snowboarding, Mountain Biking, Soccer, Golf, Basketball, Hockey,  wait….it doesn’t say I had/have to be good at them right???

Favourite Sport:

  • Football

Favourite book:

  • This probably changes from time to time, however right now it is The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss.

Favourite Quote:

  • Oh I could list a few…I love a good quote. “The Burned hand teachers best. After that advice about fire goes to the heart” – J.R. Tolkien