For Notre Dame Grads and Friends

The 2000s

Jennifer Wighton (2000) 

Jennifer has been working at Trinity College in Port Hope. In June 2008 Jennifer married Andrew and in July this year their daughter Olivia was born. She resided in Port Hope, Ontario.Nina Russo, 2006

After graduation, Nina went into the work force. She is reaping the rewards of hard work by traveling and enjoys getting together with her friends.

Genevieve Magtoto (2000)   
(updated: May, 2011)
Genevieve attended UofT Scarborough for Theatre Studies. While at UofT, her productions for the UofT Drama Festival won the IATSE Award for Technical Achievement two years in a row. She is currently pursuing a career in Stage Management and is working as a Production Assistant for the Stratford Shakespeare Festival. On top of stage managing, when Genevieve is in Toronto, she is the Retail Sales Assistant and the Social Media Coordinator for Mary Macleod’s Shortbread.

 


Avy Reid (2001) (Previous name) Ewere Ehikwe.
(updated: May, 2011)

Avy completed her Bachelors of science in nursing and a post graduate specialty in intensive care nursing. She also is a sessional adjunct for Lake superior state university in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. She teaches the BScN 4th year critical care student. She has been married to a wonderful man for 4 years in which time has had two beautiful daughters (3 yo and a 20 month old) and a third girl on the way due in July. She lives in northern, Ontario. She is going back to school to complete a Masters of Science in Nursing with a specialty as a Nurse practitioner.

 

2001: Stefanie Borsas (nee Filardi) After graduating Stefanie worked in customer service for a computer company. This past July her daughter Adrianna was born.


Michelle Dunk (2001)

Michelle graduated from Guelph University where she studied Applied Human Nutrition.  She is currently studying Health Informatics at George Brown College.  With her qualifications she hopes to work in hospitals setting up electronic health care records.

Yanna Dengler (2001)

Yanna completed a degree in Chemical Engineering.  She is currently working on a Masters program, doing research which involves regenerating hearts from cells. She will be applying to Medical School.

Kelly Ann Dunleavy (2001)

Kelly graduated from the University of Toronto.  She is a fundraising co-ordinator and is currently working for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

Rachel Barbero (2001)

Rachel completed her undergrad degree in Biological Science at Guelph University.  She is working on a Masters degree and has done field research in Ecuador.  Her goal is to live and work in Latin America.

Amanda (O’Donnell) Graham (2001)

Amanda is married and has two wonderful, adorable children, Aislin and Arwen.  First day of school now has a whole new meaning!

Lisa Komar (2003) has completed her honours BA with a double major in international studies and history from Glendon College, York University. She will be going to Geneva, Switzerland in September to pursue a MA in international studies with a specialization in international history and politics at the Graduate Institute of International Studies (HEI)

Patricia Connolly, 2004

Patricia is the old sister of Darla. She attended Humber College following graduation from NDHS. She studied Culinary Management and is currently employed in this profession.

Darla Connolly, 2005

Darla continued her education at the University of Toronto. She graduated from University of Toronto and is currently seeking employment in her field.

Lauren Cameron, 2006

After leaving Notre dame Lauren attended St. Lawrence College in Kingston, Ontario. Following this Lauren moved out West and worked throughout Western Canada. She continued her travels to “Down Under” Australia, New Zealand and now has retuned back to Toronto. Lauren plans to continue her education.

Justine Hains, 2006

Upon Graduation Justine went to two year at St. Lawrence College in Kinston, Ontario. She is continuing her education at the University of Guelph, Humber Campus.

Kristina Krvger, 2006

Kristina attended George Brown College for one year studying the Act and Design Foundation Program. After putting together a portfolio she applied for a  3 year program at George Brown College. Kristina just recently graduated in April, 2010.

Frances Walking (2006) is in her second year at Ryerson Uniersity and is studying journalism.

Elizabeth Chelsey-Jewell (2006) is in her second year at UofT, St. Michael’s College and is studying English and Religion.

Alexandra Best (2007) is going to Brock University for the Theatre Program.

Jennifer Slorach (2007) is attending UofT to study genetics.

Natalie Lem (2007) is going to York to study History.

Beverley Hestick (2007) is studying at UofT.

Lisa Dengler (2007) is studying architecture at the University of Waterloo.

Elizabeth Chapman (2007) is studying kinesiology at Brock University.

Jayne Westcott (2007) is attending Algonquin College in Ottawa and is in the Photography Program.

Mila Komar (2007) is pursuing a career in Interior Design at Ryerson University.

Erica Russo, 2007

Erica is in her fourth year of University of Brock. She attributes her success in education to her wonderful mentors at Notre Dame High School. By the way, yeas she is the little sister of Nina.

Donelle Easton (2008)

Donelle attended Humber College after graduation. She is presently working as an apprentice chef for Sassafraz in Yorkville. She will be making incredible pastries for the Toronto International Film Festival which many of the celebrities will be enjoying.

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4 Comments

  1. Avy Reid's Gravatar Avy Reid
    May 28, 2011    

    (Previous name) Ewere Ehikwe. Graduation year 2001

    Avy completed her Bachelors of science in nursing and a post graduate specialty in intensive care nursing. She also is a sessional adjunct for Lake superior state university in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. She teaches the BScN 4th year critical care student. She has been married to a wonderful man for 4 years in which time has had two beautiful daughters (3 yo and a 20 month old) and a third girl on the way due in July. She lives in northern, Ontario. She is going back to school to complete a Masters of Science in Nursing with a specialty as a Nurse practitioner.

  2. June 1, 2011    

    Genevieve attended UofT Scarborough for Theatre Studies. While at UofT, her productions for the UofT Drama Festival won the IATSE Award for Technical Achievement two years in a row. She is currently pursuing a career in Stage Management and is working as a Production Assistant for the Stratford Shakespeare Festival. On top of stage managing, when Genevieve is in Toronto, she is the Retail Sales Assistant and the Social Media Coordinator for Mary Macleod’s Shortbread.

    • Genevieve Magtoto's Gravatar Genevieve Magtoto
      February 8, 2014    

      UPDATE:
      Genevieve has transitioned into Technical Production Management for events and conferences. She worked with #Hashtag Gallery in Toronto as their Social Media Director and Operations Officer, focussing on event coordination and communications. Genevieve currently lives in Vancouver where she is the Technical Production Coordinator for the TED Conferences.

  3. Lauren Stratis, Class of 2004's Gravatar Lauren Stratis, Class of 2004
    November 27, 2012    

    Lauren pursued a nursing diploma following graduation at Mohawk College. She currently lives in Hamilton with her Fiance Chris Kunczi and works as an RPN at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton specializing in mental health.

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