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1997 Aarts, Steven I am a full-time swine herdsman and I love it!!!

1982 Adams, Jim Poineer Hi-Bred Ltd.

1969 Aiken, Bruce farming in Kent County

2004 Allaer, Kurtis I am farming with my family in Wallaceburg. I plan to marry Sarah Mac Intyre (VMOA 04) in April of 2007. we have 7 beautiful children, 4 dogs, 9 cats, 1 sloth, and 6000 turkeys.

2000 Antopolski, Tiffany Tiffany has been working for the past five years as a Transgenic Technician in the department of Molecular Neurobiology at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto. As of September 2006 she will be a student again, at McMaster University in the Faculty of Engineering. She lives in Toronto with her dog Tissot and cat Kalinka

2000 Arbic, Kathryn After graduating with a Vet Tech diploma in 2000, Kathryn moved on to study Animal Biology at the University of Guelph and has finally made it into Ontario Veterinary College - class of 2009! She is currently living in Guelph.

1969 Ardila, Cesar Retired Senior Immigration Officer, now living back in my native Colombia

1978 Armstrong, James cash crop and cow/calf finishing operation

1999 Arnold, Ben Ben is the Area Manager, Co-Product Sales for Casco Inc based in London. He and his wife Heather are the proud parents of Ethan, born March 10, 2004.

1965 Arthur, Bill Farming in St. Mary's

1989 Ashford, Steve Steve is married to Adele (Dunning '96). He works with his father operating Jim Ashford and Sons, the family's livestock trucking company.

1996 Ashford (Dunning), Adele Adele is married to Steven Ashford ('89). They have two children. Adele is working as an Administration Assistant at Canadale Nurseries in St. Thomas.

1972 Asnong, Eugene Living near Calgary, Alberta with Lin (Class of 73) and representing BSM Agri in the 4 western Provinces

1984 Atkinson, Nancy I still live in beautiful Muskoka but am no longer employed with Zellers due to job redundancy. I am surrently employed with North Media.

1990 Baan, Don Raising 3 kids and cash cropping in Walton. Don works part time for the township driving the snowplow.

1982 Backes (Thomas), Donna Living south of Lambeth, working for Case'N Drum Oil LP for the past 16 years as Inventory Control / Accounts Payable.

1970 Baker , R. K.

1997 Baker, Steven A graduate of the Veterinary Technology program. Currently working as a Supervisor of the Patient Services department at The Animal Medical Center in New York City.

1983 Barnett, Dale Living in Ingersoll with my wife Carrie of 20 + years 3 children Jennifer, Paul and Nicole. Working at Ingersoll Rent-All.

1974 Beard, George Dairy Farming

1982 Beard, Greg Graduate Fanshawe College 2003, now nursing

1982 Beard (Dickinson), Deb ALT graduate, potter, 2 children

1983 Beard (Mannell), Jennifer Lynn graduate of the A.L.T. program, currently domestic engineer

1955 Beattie, Mike Retired and spending winters in Kissimmee, Florida

1968 Beattie, Robert General Manager, Scheltema Trailer Manufacturing Inc. Woodstock Ontario

1997 Becker, Michael

1993 Beddows, Shannon

1987 Bedford (Nichols), Jane Jane lives in Dundas with her husband and 10-year old son. She recently completed the Instructor for the Blind and Visually Impaired: Orientation and Mobility Program through Mohawk College, Brantford Campus

1961 Belanger, Jean-Maurice Property Assessor, Ontario Ministry of Finance, R.R. 1, Pain Court

1979 Bell , Greg

1984 Bellavance, Elizabeth (Liz) Many fond memories of Ridgetown. Personal Update - More wrinkles, more weight, more debt, and on the positive size - more wise (debatable).

1966 Belluz, Don Farming in Thunder Bay, Belluz Farms

1995 Bennett, Dave Dave married Julia Stone (96') in 1999. They have three children Grace, Josh and Jack and reside in Essex, Ontario.

1993 Benninger (Moffat), Kendra I have settled in Elora. Rob and I have been blessed with two wonderful girls Soraya and Jasmine.I am hoping to go back to school in the fall.

1974 Bestard, Brian Brian passed away in April, 2007.

1984 Blonde Ellis, Carine I have been living in Midland/Orillia area for 3 yrs now. Husband manages retail store downtown.

1988 Bloomfield, Alan Alan is the Manager of Ag Lending at Mortgage Best Inc. Contact phone # 1-877-771-2378

1997 Boersma, Kevin J Currently Chief Credit Officer for Sydenham Community Credit Union which has 5 branches in Southwestern Ontario. Married Tara Million in 2001 and proud father of two sons, Kaleb (Feb 2004) and Tucker (May 2006)

1986 Bolton, Dave Married to Cheryl (Class of 88) since fall of 88. Dave and Cheryl and their 3 kids farm outside of Kerwood where Dave is currently the Mayor.

1988 Bolton (Woodard), Cheryl Married to Dave Bolton (Class of 86) since Nov. 1988. Dave and Cheryl and there three children, Tiffany (19), Nicole (17) and Danny (13) farm outside of Kerwood. Cheryl is currently a full-time student in Toronto working on her MDiv.

1983 Bosma (Haskell), Karen Karen Bosma-Haskell married Brian Bosma, 1984 Grad. We have two children Nicole 5 1/2 and Braden 1 1/2. Live in Tillsonburg. I am a secretary to an Orthopaedic Surgeon in London.

1999 Brekelmans, Jody Jody and his wife Trisha live in Ingersoll. He has worked at Oxford AgroPro since graduation.

1995 Brimner, Keith Field sales manager with NK Brand Seeds

1987 Brinkman, John graduate of the A.P.M. program and Elevator and Farm Supply program 1989 currently dairy feed consultant Norfolk Co-operative Co. Ltd.

1998 Briscoe, Fawn Fawn is currently working in the GTA as Payroll Clerk. She continues to pursue further professional designations and academic achievements in Payroll and Human Resource Management.

1984 Broadbent, Steve Steve has been married to Linda Veraart(83) for 20 years. They have two children, a daughter 18 and a son 16. Steve works as an assembler at the Sterling Truck St. Thomas plant.

1983 Broadbent (Veraart), Linda Linda lives in Aylmer and works for the City of St. Thomas in a clerical position. She has been married for 20 years to Steve Broadbent (Class of 1984) and they have two children - a daughter(18) and a son(16).

2003 Brooks, Jason I am currently waiting to move to Alberta where I will be working on a grain farm for fieldwork and highway driving. I also returned from a four month trip through Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado and Montana on a custom wheat harvesting crew. My primary job was trucking grain to the elevators and hauling combines down the highway. During the trip I also hauled a few skid steers out of the CNH plant in Wichita, KS for the employer who is a heavy equipment hauler for Case of Lethbridge, AB.

1983 Brown, Scott I've been married over 20 years to Sandra, have two boys Jesse 15, and Kyle 10. We live in Merlin, working for C.L.Benninger Equipment as Kubota and Bobcat sales specialist for over 16 years.

1997 Bruder (Bentley), Heather I graduated from the Veterinary Technology Program at Ridgetown College in 1997 and am now working as a hospital manager for a small animal and exotics practice in Illinois. I was married in 2004 and have one daughter. Life is wonderful!

1998 Burlingham (Skilling), Ashley Ashley Skilling (98) married Dan Burlingham in Sept 2001, and on July 26, 2006 had the thrill of a lifetime by bringing into the world their son Angus Glen Skilling.

1985 Burr, Michael Recently moved back to the wonderful city of Pittsburgh, PA. The great weather was too much to take in Georgia, so my wife and I decided to move back North to the snow and cold. Any home remedies for frostbite would be greatly appreciated.

1992 Butler, Rod Still in Blenheim! Married Diane Drewery in 1994. We have 2 boys (Gage and Griffin) and 1 girl (Avery). Farming part-time. Working full-time to pay for farm. Life is busy. Hope everyone is doing well.

2002 Caddey, Angela Angela is working at a small animal practice in Fort McMurray Alberta and will be getting married in August, 2005.

1997 Caldwell, Ian

1984 Cartwright, Neil former farmer, now living in London

1978 Charbonneau, Norman farming

1996 Chisholm, Molly Molly is a Registered Lab Animal Technician at the University of Calgary. She is presently working in the University's transgenic mouse double barrier facility.

1999 Chowen, Blair Blair and Paula (McNeil) Chowen ('99) are proud to announce the arrival of Riley Elizabeth Irene born April 25, 2007. Big brother Kody could not be happier. Blair is a Mill Supervisor at Thorndale Farm Supplies.

1989 Christensen, Richard Richard is married to Jodi (Libby).

1989 Christensen (Libby), Jodi Jodi is married to Richard, also an '89 grad. They have been installing agricultural fences for 12 years. They live on a 200 acre farm in Haldimand County with their four children, 250 stocker cattle, a handful of horses, pigs, rabbits, chickens etc...

1973 Clement, Dan beef farmer/truck driver

1979 Clements, Jim graduate of APM

1984 Clements (Tazzman), Shelley graduate of the Business program

2008 Clifford, Guy Working in the Wastewater industry thanks to the skills I acquired from Ridgetown.

2000 Clifford (Gordon), Connie Currently employed with Bioniche Life Sciences Inc. Living on our farm in Campbellford with my husband and son

2002 Cooper, Kristina Veterinary Technician in a small animal practice in Ancaster, Ontario.

1989 Cornell (Palmerton), Jill ALT Program. Production Analyst for Unilever Ice Cream (Good-Humor Breyers) and living in Simcoe with husband Kevin, daughter Charlotte (April '03)and son Jonah (April '06).

1986 Cossitt, David Firefighter in Toronto

1986 Couture, Paul and Ronda Paul Couture (ABC) and Ronda(ALT) have been married since 1987. They live in Owen Sound and have two children. Danielle who is 20 and Max who is 18.

1988 Couwenberg, John Manager- Wanstead Farmers Coop in Alvinston

1985 Cowan, Todd For the past six years, Todd has been living in Elmira Ontario with his wife Joanne and their three children. Recently Todd left his position at Queen's Park to work as a Government Lobbyist with Counsel Public Affairs. He will be heading up their agricultural division called Counsel Rural Affairs based in Guelph.

1984 Cox, Marilyn greenhouse and nursery grower located north of London

1985 Cox, Gary Managing the home farm

1965 Crawford, Lloyd General Manager of the Perth County Co-Operative Inc. Mailing address is: 32 Nightingale Pl., Stratford, ON N5A 7V9

1996 Crocker, Tanya Tanya is the coordinator for the Internal Medicine Service at Canada West Veterinary Specialists and Critical Care Hospital in Vancouver, BC.

1987 Cunningham, Roger truck driver for Huron County Highways and operate a mixed farm in the Auburn area

1982 Currie, Keith Dairy and Cash Crop farm near Collingwood with wife Janice and 4 children

1983 Dadge (van Geleuken), Nellie Nellie emigrated to Devon, England with her husband Peter and 3 daughters in 1998. She is working as an Occupational Therapist with people who have acquired brain injuries. Nellie keeps a flock of 60 ewes and followers and a few beef cattle. Currently starting a 4 year on-farm project for the Royal Society for Protection of Birds (RSPB)

1994 Daetwyler, Hans D.

2001 Dahms, Chris I have one daughter Haylee born Feb.4, 2006, married Sarah on Oct. 14 2007. We are expecting a second child in July 2008. I'm currently working @ Agri-vation Crop Services, near Formosa Ont. as a crop consultant/sales rep.

2002 de Lange, Derek Howdy all, I have been in Alberta since June 2006 and enjoying it very much. Presently working in a warehouse that supplies CAT parts.

2005 DeBoer, Amy and Arthur Arthur and I got married April 15 '06. Arthur is working at home with his dad on the dairy farm. I spent the last two years working with a landscaper. And on May 29 '08 we welcomed our baby girl, Jacquelyn Michelle, into the world. Life is so good!

1987 Del Duca (Blais), Michelle

2001 Desmarais (David), Arlene Arlene works at a small animal practice in Kitchener. She and her husband Steve welcomed their son Lukas in August 2007 and another son Isaac in July 2009.

2000 Devine, Wil Returned to the Ridgetown area and is employed with Pioneer Hi-bred out of Chatham.

1974 Dick, Angela (Roesch) Farming

1999 Dick, Matthew Matthew and Janice Brooks ('98) were married in 1999. Matthew and Janice are living and farming near Owen Sound Ontario. Matthew is working for a trucking company and Janice is taking some time off to raise their 3 children Alexander, Sarah and Megan.

1998 Dick (Brooks), Janice Janice married Matthew Dick ('99) in 1999. Matthew and Janice are Living and Farming near Owen Sound Ontario. Matthew is working for a trucking company and Janice is taking some time off to raise their 3 children Alexander, Sarah and Megan

1980 Doney, Stephen I am an Investement Advisor with TD Waterhouse in Orangeville, On. I am married with 4 kids.

1983 Dooreleyers, John I've been a firefighter in Toronto for 16 years - married to Heather with 4 daughters Laura,Katie,Molly & Jemma

1985 Driedger, Dennis Farming fulltime , A. Driedger Farms Inc

1980 Drost, Martin Martin is currently working as a Field Supervisor for Con Agra Foods/Lamb Weston, a major potato processing company in Taber Alberta.

1997 Du Boulay, Andrea

1956 Eaton, Bob Bob is the Broker-Owner of Royal LePage Landco Realty in London, with offices in Woodstock, Ingersoll and St. Thomas. He was an MPP for Middlesex from 1971-1985 and served in Provincial Cabinet. He is also a polled hereford cattle breeder.

2002 Eisler, Christine Christine graduated with a B.Sc. in Agriculture in December of 2006. She is currently working at Alltech in Guelph and will be getting married to Darrell Schoonderwoerd in October.

1958 Eldridge, Bob Bob is a semi-retired real estate broker living in Tucson Arizona.

1978 Elliott, Ken Dairy farming and showing cattle in Wisconsin.

1999 Eshleman, Arlene Arlene resides in North Bay, Ontario, with her husband, Paul. She has completed her Bachelor of Arts, Honours, through Nipissing University, and is currently completing her Bachelor of Education, also through Nipissing University. Arlene and her husband will be moving to Timmins in the summer of 2006.

1999 Ferren, Mark I am recently engaged and since graduating have gone back to school and I am now an Operating Engineer out of London Local 793. I am working up in the Bruce Penninsula on a Wind Farm for Enbridge.

1989 Fieten, Curtis Currently working as an industrial engineer in St. Mary's Ontario.

2002 Fife, Rebecca Work for Cargill AgHorizons in Talbotville

1997 Filman, Edward Graduate of the Horticulture program. Employed as a canine officer with the Canada Border Services Agency, Detector Dog Service -Pests & Diseases. Working out of Toronto's Pearson International Airport with partner, Detector Dog Lana.

1997 Filman (nee Lofstrom), Karen Proud mom of Tierna (7), Lex (4) and Lochlan (2). Married in 98' to Ed Filman (class of 97). Currently resides in Stoney Creek, ON.

1962 Fletcher, Murray Sales Agent for Howard Marten Company Ltd., Fluid Systems Engineers, Distributors

2002 Flynn, Lisa Lisa works as a gardener at the Guild Inn Gardens in Toronto. She was married in April of 2005 and gave birth to a baby girl named Quinn on December 13th 2006.

1980 Foster, Stewart Stew lives in Airdrie, Alberta where he is the Owner/President of Prop Masters, a boat propeller sales, repair and service company.

1997 Frazee (Williscroft), Angie Angie married Adam Frazee in 2005 and is the proud mom of Aidan (Nov 2008). They live in Ridgetown and Angie works as an Insurance Broker in Blenheim.

1988 Freiburger, Chris working on the family farm, Freiburger Farms Ltd.

1977 Friedmann, Elizabeth Elizabeth, her husband John and family are living in Port Hope, Ontario. Retired from the workforce as an educational assistant.

1999 Froese, John John now living in Leamington with his wife Nancy who works part time grading apples. John left the agriculture industry and is now a computer programmer for a sheet metal fabricator. They have no children - yet.

1994 Fuerth, Jason Jason married Debra (a University of Windsor grad) in 2000. The have two children, Zac, born in 2003 and Ty born in 2004. Jason is farming full time in Woodslee.

1965 Geelen, John Crops Manager, Sutherland Co-Op

1998 Gifford, Owen I am now working as the Horticulture Specialist at Clark Agri Service. My responsibilities include sales and service to the greenhouse, vegetable, tender fruit, turf and sod, vinyard, and all things not row crop. Theresa has graduated from Niagara College (in Business Accounting) and Aidan (almost 2 years old) just won the Cayuga Sweet Cheeks Baby Pagent.

1998 Gifford (Gay), Theresa Theresa has graduated from Niagara College with a diploma in Business Accounting.

1998 Gilbert (Anderson), Stacey Stacey is working as a veterinary technician at Manitou Animal Hospital and is living in Paris Ontario. She married Mike Gilbert in September 2005, and in June 2006 welcomed daughter Lauren.

1978 Gillier-Eagen, Beth Worked at college until 1990 in vegetable research. Been on Alumni Assoc. since 1991. Have returned to college staff as fall harvest help. Expect to see all '78 grads at 25th reunion Nov. 2003 Club Lentinas in Chatham.

1996 Godin, Amanda Lynne Amanda Godin RVT is living and working in Peterborough, Ontario. She started her own in home pet care service business APro Pet Pal in 1999 and added a cat condo facility in 2002. She lives with her husband Troy Lussier, and daughters Zoey (born 2004) and Zaynah (born 2007).

1980 Goldring (Kerkvliet), Jackie

1963 Greaves, Terry Team Leader of Purchasing and Export Control and Customs for Siemens VDO Automotive in Chatham

1968 Groenewegen , Kees

1977 Groenewegen, Carl Director of Marketing, DiverseyLever Food Group, Cincinnati, Ohio

1978 Groff-MacDonald, Kathie I am now the Fund Development Manager/AALP Co-ordinator at The Centre for Rural Leadership/Advanced Agricultural Leadership Program in Guelph. After graduation I worked for UCO for 11 years, 11 years for First Line Seeds and 3 years as director of sales with 2 national travel magazines. I am married, have two children and five grandchildren. We live in rural Wellington County.

2000 Groocock, Linda Veterinary Technician currently working at the Central Animal Facility, University of Guelph

1991 Guthrie, Arlene Safety Consultant with Dunk and Associates and gets to work from home

1976 Haak, Clarence Presently living in Wiarton, Ontario. I work for my wife as an administrator in her medical practice. We have 2 daughters (1 married) and 1 son, all independant. I also am responsible for maintaining our household, cleaning, cooking, laundry, etc. We have farmed or worked in agriculture until 2 years ago when we moved to Wiarton.

1982 Haak, Gary 100 sow farrow to finish/cash crop operation north of Clinton

1998 Hansen (Grenier), Anne-Marie Anne-Marie is currently employed as a receptionist/assistant at Miltonvale Park Veterinary Clinic, a mixed animal practice in Charlottetown P.E.I.

1998 Hanwell, Charlotte Charlotte currently work as Admin Assistant at Digital Internet Group, a web design and applications company in London.

1999 Harvey, Kevin Kevin married Mary-Ellen Kruis (01) in May 2001. They now have 2 children, a daughter Audrey and a son Cole. The dairy farm was sold in January '06 and they bought a house near Dunnville. Kevin now works as the crop manager for a local Sod Farm, and in his spare time, hunts and trains his dogs.

2001 Harvey (Kruis), Mary-Ellen Mary-Ellen Kruis married Kevin Harvey (99) in May 2001. They had a daughter, Audrey May, on December 24th 2004, and a son, Cole Elliott, on August 31 2006. They sold their dairy farm in January 2006 and bought a house near Dunnville. Mary-Ellen now stays at home with the kids, and has started breeding and showing hunting dogs.

1972 Hastings, Don Retired from Syngenta, August '08. Indep. contract (Syngenta) in interim.

2002 Hathaway (Biondi), Petra Petra married Steve Hathaway on August 26, 2006 and they are currently residing in Melbourne Ontario. Petra is working for Wanstead Farmers Co-op as the Customer Service Manager at the main branch.

1995 Haupt, Dan Dan is living in Waterford ON. He married a lovely lady named Elaine Back and they have one child (Peter Adams Haupt) and a second is on the way. Dan works in sales for O'Neil's Farm Equipment (1971) Ltd in Binbrook.

1997 Hayward (Osmond), Roma Now working as Humane Education Officer at the Bermuda SPCA. This position allows me to spend more time with my husband and 2 boys.

2000 Hazelton, Melanie I have recently graduated (2008) from Niagara College with a diploma in Paramedicine! I am still employed with the Fort Erie Race track working both as a RVT in the test barn and as a paramedic. I am currently living in Ridgeway Ontario with my husband and new son.

1964 Heffernan, Albert

2000 Hendrick (Schmidt), Jennifer Jennifer is a Veterinary Technician - Anesthesia at Ontario Veterinary College in Guelph

1993 Heroux (Booker), Melissa My husband Yvan and I have been married since May 2000, living in Brampton. We have two little boys: Nicholas born Feb '05, Alexandre born Jan '07.

1992 Heyboer (Lassaline), Heather from the Ag Lab Technician program, now Staff with the Ontario Pesticide Education Program, Ridgetown College.

1980 Hilgendag, Wilhelm Select seed grower and processor.

1980 Hill, William While still living in Brampton, I have returned to work with my accident employer as a scalehouse Attendent at their aggregate facility.

1995 Holdaway, Jason Jason is living in Strathroy and working as an Equipment Specialist for a division of Ti Automotive.

1989 Hood (Disney), Deanna Market gardening in Cambray with husband Nicholas & sons Michael 14 & Steven 12. We are independant owner/operators working under the name Mannley Transport. While Nicholas is driving all over North America I am working full time for Agrico Canada while raising the boys and running the farm.

2005 Hordyk, John Operator in Charge of water utilities at Kicking Horse Mountain Ski Resort in Golden, BC

1973 Houston, Gary Sales Agent for Howard Mutual and weekend farmer

1978 Howard , Allan

1977 Hudson, James F from the Lab technology program, now working at Cold Springs Farm Ltd. as their Quality Assurance and Technical Services Manager

1967 Huinink, Gerry currently owns and operates a 60 sow farrow to finish operation with 150 acres in Oxford County. Also owns a custom irrigation system.

2002 Hyatt, Paul Paul is a 2003 graduate. He bought a dairy farm in January 2004, and is currently milking full-time with his fiancee Kimberly Lantz. They are planning a wedding for June 4/2005.

1957 Hyde, Norm After 36 years in Ridgetown and Centralia, Norm retired from teaching in the Veterinary Technology Programme at CCAT in January 1994. He is now the Maintenance Supervisor for Craigwell Gardens Nursing Home in Ailsa Craig.

1983 Innes, Geoff I am employed as the Livestock Manager at ABS Global (Canada) Inc.

1974 Jackson, Allan J. Hog and cash crop farmer with Jo-Al Farms

1982 Jackson, Walter Cash cropper and owner of Pork Talbot Farms

1963 Jakeman, Bob Bob operates Jakeman Maple Products near Woodstock Ontario. His company sells maple syrup all over the world, and maintains warehouses in Richmond BC, Canmore AB, & Niagara Falls ON. Jakeman's maple syrup was named the best tasting Maple syrup in Canada by the National Post in March of 2004. You can visit their website and order on-line at www.themaplestore.com Bob and his wife Mary have 4 children - 3 sons and 1 daughter

1986 Jarvis, Laurie Laurie is working in the Accounting Dept of an Insurance Brokerage. She is married with one daughter and living in Thorndale.

1968 Jenkins, Jim Dairy Farmer (Haldrey Farms), R.R. 1 Belmont

1984 Jennings (Szabad), Lisa After 15 years as a lab technician/co-ordinator at 3M Canada in London, Lisa married Scott Jennings in October, 2003 and relocated to Parry Sound. Their son Aaron was born in January, 2004, and Lisa is now a stay-at-home Mom.

1963 Jolliffe, Ross

1990 Jones, Shayne working on dairy farm and for Oxford Agro Pro

1970 Jordan, John John is on staff at Ridgetown College where he monitors the commodity markets for his daily Farm Market News reports. John and his wife Barbara also operate Jordan House (www.jordan-house.com), an Edwardian Bed and Breakfast near Chatham.

1976 Jordan, Terry Captain, Chatham Fire Department, Municipality of Chatham-Kent

1978 Judd, Fred still milking Jerseys in Simcoe. Executive member of Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association.

1958 Kerr, William C.

2002 King, Mike Mike married Nicole on June 26 2004, and they have purchased her parents' farm in St. Mary's.

1992 Kirk, Stuart

1981 Klomp, Romano Romano lives in Kitchener and works for Simon Jackson Insurance Brokers. His job involves helping farmers retire and transfer farm assets to the next generation in a very neat and tax efficient manner. He invites alumni to call or e-mail him for specific details regarding their farm business.

1977 Knip, Fred Fred is living in Exeter.

1974 Knowlton, Joan CEO of AgLine/TI Communications Ltd. a marketing services and information management company for the agricultural and animal health industries.

2001 Konecny, Ryan Married Brenda Elford (02) January 21, 2006. Living just south of Wallaceburg. Farming and working on the family farm. Been drinking lots thanks for asking.

2002 Konecny (Elford), Brenda Married Ryan Konecny (01) January 21, 2006. Living just south of Wallaceburg. Working at Greenhill Greenhouses (Thamesville) as the I.P.M. Specialist

1984 Kraayenbrink, Dennis I spent 17 years in the mould making/machining industry and for the past 10 years I've been the sole proprietor of an HVAC company (Custom Fit Mechanical) servicing natural gas, propane & geothermal. I've been married to Lynn (Barneveld) for 25 years - we have 9 children: 5 girls and 4 boys. My oldest one(22) is engaged to be married in May of 2012. Our youngest is 9.

1985 Kruis, Jan Jan and his wife Christina, along with their four children, recently moved to Calgary Alberta. After spending 16 years employed at Toromont Cat in Southwestern Ontario, he has taken on a corporate role as the Caterpillar Truck Engine District Manager looking after Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia.

1983 Lachine-Caron, Kim Kim is married to Fern Caron and they have lived in Blenheim for 16 years. They have three children: Jeremy (22), Amy (21) and Tim (20). Kim is working as the Administrative Assistant for the Chatham-Kent Public Library with the Municipality of Chatham-Kent.

1998 Lackey (Hanwell), Charlotte Charlotte (Hanwell) Lackey got married in 2006 and has a son Seth who was born in July 2007. She and her husband Des live in London and she is currently spending time at home with her baby boy, and is fortunate enough to not have to return to work after maternity leave so she can continue caring for the little man.

1983 Lambrecht (Elliott), Mary Jane Mary Jane has been married to Wayne Lambrecht for 21 years. They operate a cash crop farm and have two children, Megan, 19 and Evan, 16.

1979 Larsh, Stan Stan is living in the former Raleigh Twp with wife Sue and sons Brock & Curtis. Employed with Pioneer HiBred Production in Chatham

1978 Lester, Brad

1966 Looper, Albert Albert lives in Kerwood and is a teacher with the Thames Valley District School Board.

1980 Love (Webb), Laurie Laurie Webb (Lauren Love) married Grant Love (1981) in 1983. They own a hog operation and cash farm near Zurich, Ontario. They have three children, Darren a first year student at the University of Waterloo stuying Mechanical Engineering, Danielle a grade 10 student, and Deanna a grade 7 student.

1987 Lunn, Kerry

1999 Luyks, Brad Chicken farmer in Iona Station. Married to Stacey (Fordham), a 2000 Hort grad.

2000 Luyks (Fordham), Stacey Operate a chicken farm in Iona Station with my husband Brad, a '99 Ag grad.

1957 MacDougall, Peter Retired in 1992 from Farm Credit Corporation after 35 years of service. Currently the chaplain for 85 inmates at the Brantford Jail.

1999 MacGinnis-Cuthbert, Sarah Sarah is the Human Resources Manager for Rose-A-Lea Gardens Ltd. and its affiliates, Rose-A-Lea (Princeton) and Adelaide Growers Ltd. Sarah married Will Cuthbert ('97) in June of 2001 and they are the proud parents of Alison Kennedy, born in 2005. Sarah and Will live outside Glencoe on their family farm.

2002 MacKay, Jackie Jackie is working at AGRIS co-operative in Chatham as the Crop Sales Specialist.

1989 MacKichan (Miller), Heather Heather is a Grain Buyer for ADM Agri-Industries

1978 Maclean, Ian farming near Melbourne

1981 Maclean (McPherson), Janet Clerk, Materials Management, Strathroy Hospital

1995 MacMillan (Dickson), Elisa Elisa married William MacMillan in 1998. They live in Ridgetown and have two children, Micaela and Caiden. Elisa works at Egan Animal Hospital in Chatham.

1993 MacRae, Peter

1986 Marentette, Marc President of Marc's Fine Foods Inc. in Tecumseh,Ontario

1981 Maris, Dale With my wife and daughter we own a farm in Lambton county. Dale works part time with Pioneer HiBred.

1986 Marsh, Heather graduated with a BASc from U. of Guelph, now homemaker

2003 Maurice, Francine Francine has worked for London Agricultural Commodities since 2003. She also belong to HMCS Prevost, Navy Reserve.

1992 McCormick, Jeff Jeff works for Agriculture Canada at the Harrow Research Station.

1966 McFadden, Glen Field Technician, AAFC Pest Management Center, London, Ontario

1978 McFadden (Simpson), Jill Married to Barry McFadden ('75) and have 2 children.

1987 Mcgregor , Tim

1972 McGregor- Smith, Cathy Graduate of the Ag Lab Technician program now full-time organic farmer, McSmith's Farm Produce, St. Thomas

1955 McLachlan, John John is retired from 2 jobs - his part-time job farming and his full-time job at the London Free Press. He is now spending winters in the sunny south, and summers at his cottage near North Bay.

1983 McLachlan, Kevin Kevin is a District Sales Manager for Frito-Lay Canada. He and his wife Lisa live in the country south of London (but not farming).

1986 McLachlan, Brian A. Service Manager at Arkona Machine Shop in Arkona and helping run the McLachlan family farm

1970 Mclean, Murdo Dairy and cash crop farming, Alean Farms

1974 Mclean, Morley Harrow Research Station

1987 McLean, Murray Currently running an Angus cow/calf operation near Melbourne. Working for Burnbrae Farms as a senior supervisor in Strathroy, in charge of distribution.

1979 McLellan, Paul Cash crop farmer and financial advisor

1979 McMillan, Katherine Katherine is a CSR at CanWest DHI in Guelph.

1997 McMorrow, Dave I live in Osler, Saskatchewan where I own and operate a 50 cow dairy. Married in 2000 to Melissa and have 3 kids Dakota, 5, Sierra, 4, and Dominic (Domi!)1.

1987 Millsap (Swanton), Lorri Lorri resides on Manitoulin Island, enjoying the "Nothing". 300 acres, with kids, dogs, horses, sheep, cattle and a goat. Youngest girl and herself riding horses and playing hockey.(Oldest girl, bossing us around) She volunteers for Special Olympics and a Victims Crisis Assistance Service.

1986 Miotto (Peters), Marilyn and John Married for 23 years, Two children, Dan age 21 and Amanda 19. Grandparents to 4 month old Avery Grace Miotto and expecting another next spring.

1957 Monteith, Ken Farming at R.R. 1, St. Thomas

1979 Moore, Robert Bob is an insurance agent working with AYR Farmers Mutual Insurance Company.

1986 Moreau, Leo Leo is farming in Phelpston and is the owner of Springwater Sealed Storage, a forage bagging business. He is happily married with two kids.

1983 Mueller, George cash crop farmer north of Mitchell

1987 Muir, Brian Brian is living in Ottawa.

1963 Mulcaster, Bob Environmental, Health and Safety Manager, Hewlett-Packard (Canada) Ltd.

1995 Mulock, Alan Alan married Deborah Foster ('96 Vet Tech) in 1997 and they have three great children, two boys and one girl. Currently living in Central Ontario at Little Britain, living on the habit of crop farming.

1996 Mulock (Foster), Deborah a graduate of the Veterinary Technology program

2002 Muselman, Matthew Matthew lives in Fergus, where he works as a farm hand.

1977 Myny, Layy Larry Myny is currently living and working in London as Vice President and Investment Advisor at CIBC Wood Gundy. Larry specializes in retirement and succession planning for entrepreneurs in the agricultural industry.

2011 Neerhof, Jessica Graduated from the Horticulture Program. Currently working at home for fathers Garden Center and Landscaping.

1968 Nelson, Tony Currently teaching Grade 7 for the Waterloo Region District School Board

1978 Nelson (Richardson), Nancy We are still full time dairy farming in Northumberland County but gave up the market garden business in 2006. We have two U of Guelph graduates and hoping to have a third one in 2010. Planning to attend the 30 year reunion this November.

1983 Neto, Joe John Deere Equipment Dealer

1986 Neufeld, Louise Living in Leamington for the past 11 years. Have worked for MSCU for 20 years. Have owned a white furry dog for 2 years! Enjoying Life!!!

1985 Nisbet, David David is now the Director of Research United States Dept Agr. Food and Feed Safety Research College Station, Tx, USA, 77845

1981 Nolan, Debbie Debbie and her husband own a farm in Middlesex where he finishes pigs and sells premix. Debbie is lab supervisor at a swine A.I. unit and her interests are gardening, looking after their century home and riding her(Trakehner) horse. Her show dogs are now retired.

1980 Nordemann, Keith Dairy, cash crop and hay farming on Venture Plus Farms Ltd, Ailsa Craig

1975 Nuijten, Marta Grant Coordinator - Champions For Children Foundation Ottawa

1989 Olson, Shawn

1994 Orme, Tami I am currently working in a flower shop in Hamilton Ontario and am engaged to a great guy.

1996 Oud, Jason Currently operating Seaforth Elevators & Vanastra Packaging with my family. We have rail, packaging, storage solutions. We sell Pioneer Hibred, originate LAC Farm stored grains. Looking forward to re-connecting with People on Facebook, Twitter(C4thseed&grainman) and Linkedin.

1991 Page, David salesman for Cargill Fertilizer in Harrow

1992 Page (Stevenson), Marlee homemaker and mother of 2 year old daughter Kodi

1971 Palen, Frank Currently Purchasing & Accounting Manager for a major Premix Company

1970 Parker, Gerald M (Jerry) Jerry is finally retired from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, in Calendar, Ontario. He lives in Restoule where he has a hobby farm.

1974 Patterson, Blake '74 Sales Accountant for Pioneer Hi-Bred, Blenheim, Ontario

1974 Patterson, Blake Production Technician in Soybean/Wheat Department at Pioneer Hi-Bred

1958 Pearson, Ron '58 Ron is working as a cash crop farmer and insurance agent in Lindsay. Posted: May, 2005

1969 Pearson, Ron Hello 69ers, Just a few Years ago we graduated from Ridgetown College (for the sake of keeping it short) and by god here we are 1 year away from our 40th anniversary. It is now time to start planning your return to the college so that our year can take home the coveted Royal Flush Award . As a resident of Kent county and just up the road from Ridgetown , I have volunteered to be your year rep on the Alumni Board. I would be interested from hearing from you so please send an e-mail to optimistron@hotmail.com

1986 Pendleton (Kienzle), Louise Louise is married with 3 children. She is currently working with the OPP detachment in Shelburne with Court Services and farming with her husband Randy.

1963 Penny, Brent Owner Purebread Shorthorns and Sales Representative with Century 21, Heritage House Ltd. Member Broker 871 Dundas Street Woodstock, ON. N4S 1G8

1983 Phillips, Dave Dave lives in Barrie where he works as a Sales Rep for Frito-Lay Canada.

2000 Phipps, Robyn Living in Saskatoon SK with boyfiend Adam Green. Working at Co-op Feeds, Saskatoon mill, as a Customer Service Order Clerk.

1986 Pilon, Tony Living with my wife in Goderich, Ontario. Working for Compass Minerals, Sifto Salt mine.

1979 Pinsonneault, Claude Farming

1981 Pinsonneault, Gerald Working for Ford of Canada at Windsor Engine Assembly

2002 Porquet, Nicole Nicole graduated in 2004 from the Vet Tech program. She is currently enrolled at the University of Guelph in the Bachelor of Science in Agriculture program. She also works part-time at OVC in the intensive care unit.

2006 Poss, Robin Crop Specialist with FS PARTNERS Delhi Branch

2000 Potter (Alden), Mary Kate This year I returned to my horticulture roots and began working with a landscape company called Garden Techniques. I am loving it and still learn something new everyday! I married Corey in 2002 and we have to little girls, Rylee Mae and Rachel!

1978 Powis-Clement, Neirdre Dec.2010:...In all the "free time" you have this winter.....update your alumni info, and for you "visitors" its time to post YOUR info :):) Lets expand this small list:)

1985 Ramer, Dan After 2 years in Australia, Dan has returned to Canada and is working for the Ministry of Agriculture and Food in Midhurst Ontario.

1978 Rasmussen, Hans employed with Kongskilde Industries in the position of Sales Director - Industrial Business Area

1986 Reid, Dan Owner of Reid Aquatics, a pool & spa service company. Lead snowmaker @ Blue Mtn Resorts in winter. Living in Heathcote with wife and daughter. Mountain biking/skiing/snowboarding as often as possible.

1991 Reid, Rob Staff member at Ridgetown College in the Dairy and swine research areas

1979 Rell, Rick I have been married to my wife Beth for 28 years and live in Simcoe Ont. We have two sons, Greg and Chris who are both finished their education and are working. Beth works for the CCAC of Haldimand/Norfolk and I am a Sales Agronomist working for Sylvite Agri-Services Ltd.

1967 Riach, Dave Manager of Danbred Drumbo A.I. Unit. in Drumbo Ont. Lives in Woodstock.

1995 Rintoul (Freeman), Dana I moved from Trenton to Brockville in 1997 to work for NORTEL NETWORKS. Married Todd Rintoul in June 2001 and moved to Napanee, where I live and work as an RPN at one of my brother's Retirement Homes, 'The Riverine'. The only child we have so far is a blue parakeet named Billy, and the opportunity to periodically babysit my parents cat Haddie, whom of course just loves Billy! I look forward to getting in touch with some old friends, which I have missed tremendously. Hope all is well with alumni 1994 and 1995 and may we someday get in touch.

2002 Ritchie, Becky I'm moving to Leamington Ontario to live with Matthew Wiper (my College Sweetheart). Yes, after being together since we've graduated Ridgetown College we've decided to move in together! I'll be starting a new job in Windsor at Brack Animal Hospital. Should be some fun and interesting changes! Wish us all the best! Hope everyone is doing great!

2001 Robinson (Arends), Arlene Arlene (Arends) Robinson married Jason Robinson in April of 2002. They are blessed with two daughters, Leanne Henny born September 24, 2003 and Rachel Ella born July 10, 2006.

1996 Robinson (Beech), Bobbi Bobbi is a Grower Assistant at Fernlea Flowers in Delhi.

2001 Rodrigue (Timmerman), Stephanie Stephanie Timmerman(VT 2001) married Jeff Rodrigue on Sept 15, 2001. We have been blessed with two boys, Nicholas Jayden(Sept 19,2004) and Zachary Carter(Oct 27,2006). I am currently working as an RVT at Paris Veterinary Clinic in Paris, Ontario.

1988 Rogers, Allen Supervisor at Honeywell Hydroflouric acid plant in Amherstburg as well as farm with my wife Christine and twin boys outside of Amherstburg.

1998 Roote (Yates), Jennifer I am currently working at Coventry Animal Hospital in Stratford as a RVT. I am married with two quickly growing children, Erica (5) and Caden (3). I also teach Children's Egyptian Belly Dancing (who knew?)

2001 Ross, William

2003 Roszell, Laurie Employed for the past five years as Greenhouse Manager with a commercial grower of native deciduous tree seedlings.

1998 Roth, Dennis Dennis is the Branch Manager at Mitchell Agronomy Centre for Inland Co-operative. He married Yvonne in 1999, and they now have a son Braeden with a 2nd child due in April, 2005.

1992 Ruby (Wettlaufer), Marianne Quality Control Supervisor at Alpine Plant Foods in New Hamburg. Two sons Jayden (2005) and Simon (2008)

1956 Russell, Don Former teacher, retiring after 30 years, now involved with many volunteer activities

2002 Sarah, Longden Currently working full time at a mixed practice in Paris, Ontario and part-time at the new after-hours clinic in Brantford, Ontario. I am engaged and plan on getting married sometime next year.

2002 Sarah, Longden Sarah is currently working full time at a mixed practice in Paris, and part-time at the new after-hours clinic in Brantford. She is engaged and planning on getting married in 2007.

1998 Schaafsma, Greg Currently working as the container grower manager for Downham Nurseries Elgin Farm.

1994 Scheper, Jeff Just curious what my former class mates are up to these days.

1995 Schoeman, Cheryl Graduate of Veterinary Technology Program. Currently working at Burgess Veterinary Emergency Clinic, Burlington (www.BVEC.com)

1984 Segeren, Gary Area Supervisor at Pioneer Hi-Bred Ltd, Farming part-time.

2001 Segeren, Jeremy Jeremy married Emily Doidge on August 13, 2005 and they are living in Ridgetown. Jeremy works at Thompsons in Blenheim.

1985 Segeren (Myers), Michelle

2002 Shaw, Pam Starting working at W.G. Thompson & Sons in Research in Blenheim, shortly after graduation. Currently employed at the Pain Court W.G. Thompson in Sales Administration and enjoying it very much.

1980 Sherman, Louise Currently working for an agricultural chemical distributor.

1994 Simard, Ray Ray Simard married Lori(Dame) and has three boys, Nicholas(10), Hunter(7) and Dylan(5). He is farming in Essex and selling Pioneer as an associate seller. This past year he was also promoted to Captain with the Tecumseh Fire and Rescue Services. In his spare time from all of that he also works part time for Canada Post in the transportation division.

1992 Simpson (Turner), Michelle Married Ray (class of '92). We have three gorgeous girls:Rachel, Lavonne & Jessie. We have a cow/calf, feedlot, cash-crop operation outside Glencoe. I'm back in school again - too much time on my hands (ha ha).

1968 Skakel, John Was farming until about three years ago, and finally quit as it was just not worth it any more. Became one of the only professional toy makers in North America making toys for education, museums, gift shops, etc. Our web site is http://www.fairetymetoys.com Now I make a living just "Playing around" and having fun! It's the way to live!

1995 Sleegers, Terry Terry is happy to announce that he married Jenny Sinasac on September 6, 2003. They live in Ingersoll Ontario. We had a baby boy on March 19/06. His name is Tyler Joseph Thomas Sleegers. All are doing well. Terry is currently working at Battlefield Equipment Rentals in the parts dept. in London. Jenny is working at London Health Science Centre in London in the O.R. as a reg. nurse.

1970 Smith, Gil Dairy Farming

1975 Smith, Gary K. Married to Cathy McGregor-Smith (72)..fulltime organic farmer and co-owner of McSmiths Organic Farm --- www.mcsmithsorganicfarm.com

2002 Smith, Troy Presently working on a Cash Crop farm outside of Hamilton. Micha and I got married on August 30, 2003.

1982 Smyth, Paul Paul has been married to 1983 grad Lee Ann (Campbell) for 18 years. They have two children - Allison, 15 and Graham, 12.

1983 Smyth, Lee Ann Lee Ann has been married to Paul Smyth (82) for 18 years. They have two children - Allison, 15 and Graham, 12.

1974 Sottiaux, Gary Gary lives in Calgary where he is a Claims Specialist with Citadel Assurance.

1998 Southwell, Ron Ron recently received certification as a Veterinary Technician Specialist in Anesthesia through the AVTA. For any technicians interested in specializing, check out: www.avta-vts.org. Ron is a technician in the surgery department of the Toronto Emergency and Referral Clinic.

1999 Sparrow, Diane E Diane has given birth to a beautiful baby girl on August 9th 2008. Her name is Kathleen Hilary Hide(it's Japanese and sounds like He-Day) Sparrow. She is enjoying motherhood and will be taking her year off to enjoy every moment with her daughter.

1977 St. Gelais, Ed Ed is a Service Delivery Manager for Human Resources and Skills Development Canada. He manages the Sarnia, Goderich, Exeter, St. Thomas, Woodstock and Tillsonburg offices.

2001 Steffler, Jennifer I now work for AECL which is a contracting company at Bruce Power. I sold my house that I had, and I plan to buy in the Walkerton area.

1985 Stempski, Lee (Andrea) Horticultural Instructor at Camosun College, Victoria, BC

1962 Stevenson, Jim cash crop farmer and owns trucking business with his two sons

1966 Stevenson, Brad Veal and beef farmer and Crop Adjuster for Crop Insurance

2001 Stevenson (Renaud), Beth Married July 13, 2002!

1980 Stewart, Eric In 1982 got married,84 son Justin,85 took over family farm, 87 daughter Erin, life goes on...... 00 divorced, 07 sell cows & quota Looking for a job like Hill Billy.

1995 Stickney, Bernie

1996 Stone, Julia Julia married Dave Bennett (95'). They live in Essex Ontario. Julia runs her own child photography business, as well as obtaining a degree at University of Windsor. They have two children, Grace is 7 and Josh is 4.

2002 Straatman, Steve Turkey farmer.

2004 Strain, Adam Adam is working for RBC Insurance as the agricultural specialist for London region.

1997 Surette (Huson), Kim Kim married Paul Surette on September 25, 2004. They are currently living in Guelph where Kim is working in a veterinary dental referral clinic.

1983 Sutton, Brian Sales rep for N.M. Bartlett Inc. ag. crop protection and equipment.

1996 Syrnyk (Kelly), Laurie Laurie is living in Springfield Ontario. She is working part time as a Registered Veterinary Technician in Aylmer. But mostly enjoying spending the majority of her time with her husband and baby girl.

2004 Taves, John Working at Libro Financial Group as an Agricultural and Commercial Account Manager in Blenheim, Ontario.

1979 Taylor, Chris

1987 Tengelis, Marty Living in Owen Sound.

1979 Terpstra, Jesse Jesse is a Branch Manager of Libro Financial Group.

2003 Terpstra (Martin), Emma Emma was married to Dwayne Terpstra in 2007 and is living outside Listowel. She is working at the Wellesley Vet Clinic and also working on her husband's dairy herd. She would love to hear from her VMOA classmates and other Ridgetown grads.

2001 Thompson (Lee), Sharla Sharla Lee - married Mike Thompson in 2002 and has a baby girl named Sydney born May 23/05. Sharla is currently working as an RVT for the University of Western Ontario Veterinary Services in London.

2002 Thompson (Ratcliffe) , Jennifer Working in the processing vegetable industry for Bonduelle North America as a field rep. Married in 2006 to Ted Thompson and we live near St.Thomas

1970 Thornton, Wayne Wayne has been in industrial sales for over twenty years, Hoping to retire to the Port Loring area in the not to distant future.

1977 Tomlinson, Ken Employed at Hood Packaging in Burlington Ontario as a Production Supervisor. Spent 3 weeks in Hawaii for our 25th Wedding Anniversary.

1975 Townsend, Gage '75 Tobacco farmer

1976 Townsend, Gage Gage lives in Langton ON, and is the General Manager of Breeze Wood Forest Products. The company makes finished and unfinished solid hardwood flooring.

1977 Tucker, Jean Secretary for Vaughn Agricultural Research

1966 Turner, Paul E. Certified General Accountant Partner - TurnerMoore LLP 233 Nelson Street Wallaceburg, Ontario N8A 4G5

1981 Urich, Dr. Peter Senior Research Associate and Director, Socio-Environmental Policy and Management Programme International Global Change Institute University of Waikato Hamilton New Zealand

1986 Van Arkel, Laurent Farming near Dresden

2002 Van Bilsen, Sean Sean works at Larry MacDonald Chevrolet in Strathroy. Sean married Becky Tetreault on August 1/09. Becky is a primary school teacher. They live in Glencoe. Sean helps on the family farm when ever he is not working at the dealership.

1954 Van Damme, Joseph L. Tobacco and corn farmer now Real Estate Broker since 1972 specializing in Income Producing Investment Properties

1990 Van De Wiele, Paul Living in Blenheim with my wife, Erin and two lovely children, Brennon and Karys. Enjoying time at the family farm and seeking full-time employment.

1995 van den Heuvel , Katherine

1998 Van Helten (Schoonjans), Laura Laura graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program at University of Guelph in June, 2005. She married Mike Van Helten (class of 1998) on July 10th, 2004 and they are living in Blenheim.

1998 Van Houwelingen (Foster), Emily After graduating from George Brown College in Toronto, I am an instructor at Yorkville College in the Dental Hygiene program. I also work in 2 dental offices part-time. I still spend a couple of days a month in a veterinary practice but mainly doing small animal dentistry. I married Andy Van Houwelingen in 2005 and we plan to stay in Toronto until he finishes his surgical residency in orthopedics.

1967 Van Keulen, Gerrit Gerrit is a Western Ontario District Sales Manager for Mapleseed.

1998 Van Lochem, Steve Currently own and operate a landscaping company out of Niagara, by the name of Nature's Own Landscape & Design

1985 Van Trigt, David David has recently moved to Delhi ON after living in Michigan for 12 years. He works at Country Herbs growing organic herbs for the fresh cut market. He is married to Deborah, with 2 daughters and a step-daughter.

1988 VandenDool, Gary Married Jennifer Oakey on April 17, 2004.

1970 Vankoughnett, Ron Retired..almost. Cottage near Parry Sound Ont. Lorimer Lake. Residence Elk River Ranch,Sparwood,BC.

1990 vanOstaayen-Baan, Monique Raising 3 kids and cash cropping in Walton. Monique works part-time for Elections Canada & Elections Ontario.

2001 VanRoboys, Kelly Kelly lives in Chatham. In December, 2003, she and her sister opened a store. They sell scrapbook supplies and rubber stamps, and also design invitations for any occasion. She hasn't given up on farming either...she helps her Dad in the field after hours and will always be around for cucumber season!

1986 Veenstra, Teresa Human Resources Planning Specialist, sole proprietor of "Strategy HR 2000"

1996 Vegh (Frystak), Janice Janice has two children and is living in Sarnia.

1988 Verstraete (Manning), Carol Carol married Peter Verstraete in November of 1996 and has two childre - Maurice (9) and Kelly (8). They have a cash crop operation as well as a cow/calf/feedlot operation. Carol is working at Pioneer Hi-Bred in Chatham as a Safety Co-ordinator.

2002 Vyhnal, Michelle (Micha) Presently working at a Small Animal Practice in Ancaster. Married Troy Smith on August 30, 2003.

2002 Ward, Chris I'm getting married this August, at the home farm, to Erin Timmins ('02).

1997 Warne (Lannin), Michelle Got married to Steve, had a couple of boys, Brody and Eric, we have a business raising and moving houses/ structures, now I pay bills.

1975 Watt, David Owner, Operator of Watt Farms

1985 Westhouse (Blonde), Jane M I live in Saskatoon, SK (Land of the Living Sky) with my husband who is from Ridgeway, ON. I am currently employed with the University of Saskatchewan in the Financial Reporting Department under Financial Services.

1980 Wiens, Laurence Laurence is busy with his family and selling residential real estate in Kitchener-Waterloo. His webpage is www.laurencewiens.com or www.kwbestbuys.com

1993 Wildeboer, Greg Hi fellow Alumni, I hope all is well. Building on my hort knowledge has been great and its nice to be able to apply what I have learned to my daily tasks. I have an established landscape company located in Orangeville employing 20 plus full and part time employees. All the best!

1989 Wismer, Ron I have been a career Fire Fighter since 1993 for the City of Windsor. I married my wife Marisa in 1996. We have two sons Nicholas(2000) and Matthew (2002). In 2007 after my father Gerald (62 grad) retired from full time farming, Wismer Farms was formed and my 3 brothers and I farm about 1000 acres while all still working other jobs. Wismer Clydes is myself, my father Gerald and brother Rick . Together we own, show and breed Clydesdale horses. In 2007 at the World Clydesdale Show the Res. Grand Champion Gelding and Res Grand Champion Stallion were both bred and born here at Wismer Clydes. Our horses have won numerous top honours in both the USA and Canada over the past 30 years. Check us out at www.wismerclydesdales.com Please stop in if you are ever in the Windsor area.

2001 Worden-Huffman, Lesley I got married on October 30, 2004 and am living and working in Barrie. Due to health problems I am not able to work as an RVT anymore and am now a library technician instead!

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