Community

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Our Alumnae


Everyone benefits from being active in the community. It’s what allows us to learn about each other, gain a sense of connection and put our talents and skills to work helping one another. HNMCS is always looking for ways to take part and introduce our students to new experiences beyond the school.

Over the last few years, HNMCS has adopted an innovative project-based interdisciplinary learning approach to better prepare students for the 21st century landscape. It’s working. Our entire 2017 graduating class were Ontario Scholars, all earned university acceptance across Canada and the U.S., and collectively, they received almost $700,000 in scholarships. At a time when few girls choose to enter the in-demand fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, 65% of these graduates are entering STEM post-secondary programmes.

Destinations

Class of 2017

Boston University

Brock University

McGill University

McMaster University

Ontario College of Art and Design

Queen's University

Ryerson University

St. Francis Xavier University

University of Guelph

University of Toronto

University of Toronto, Mississauga

University of Waterloo

Western University

Wilfrid Laurier University

Programmes

Class of 2017

Arts & Humanities

Biomedical Engineering

Business Administration

Chemical Engineering

Commerce

Communication Studies

Computer Science

Concurrent Education

Engineering

Environmental Design

Film & Media

Financial Analysis & Risk

Management Kinesiology

Law, Criminal Justice

Management

Mathematics

Music

Nursing

Nutrition

Physical & Math Sciences

Psychology

Sciences (Medical, Life, Health)

Sports Management

Highlights

Class of 2017

Rotman School of Business (President’s Scholars of Excellence)

Chancellor Scholarship

IVEY School of Business

Schulich Leader Nominee

LLB, University of Sussex, UK

Alumnae Spotlight


At Holy Name of Mary College School we measure our success by the success our graduates attain both during their time at HNMCS and beyond in their post secondary academic and professional careers.

We are proud to spotlight a few of our alumnae and highlight their impressive achievements at HNMCS and beyond.

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Kristin Hudon ’13

is a Commerce graduate from Queen’s University and has landed her dream job in management consulting as a Strategy Analyst.

Highlights

Lead several student-run groups at Queen’s University

Lead the Queen’s Commerce Corporate Competition

Director of Student Life and Leadership, Head Prefect at HNMCS

“Holy Name of Mary College Scool gave everyone boundless opportunities to pursue their interests. When you are able to do that, standing out as a leader is natural.

HNMCS also cultivated the skills to succeed beyond high school and grounded those skills with an understanding we should use our talents to give back to the bigger community.”

- Kristin Hudon ’13

Aniela Opolski ’14

is now a software engineering student and president of the Software Engineering Student Association at the University of Ottawa.

Highlights

Plans to work as a back-end software engineer

Leveraging the high demand for the demand for skilled and qualified engineers

Inspired HNMCS students with her recent talk on STEM and technology


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When Aniela was at HNMCS, interest in computer science was limited and she had to complete her computer science studies online with support from the school.

Today, HNMCS offers Introduction to Computer Studies (ICS2O) in grade 10 and Introduction to Computer Science (ICS3U) in grade 11.

We are pleased to announce that starting in September 2018 we will also be delivering Computer Science (ICS4U) in grade 12.

25% of students in grades 10, 11 and 12 have chosen these courses for the 2018-19 academic year.
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Isabella Olivares ’13

swam her way to provincial and national titles, an athletic scholarship to Boston University and secured a elite spot on the Philippine National Team.

Highlights

Graduated with a degree in Mechanical Engineering

Landed her dream job as a Jr. Engineer at Stackpole International

Duke of Edinburgh Award Recipient

“Use the many opportunities HNMCS has to offer to your advantage. This will benefit you significantly when applying to jobs.

Showing that you are able to balance your academics and an extracurricular or co-curricular will set you apart from the hundreds of other job applicants.”

- Isabella Olivares ’13 message to prospective HNMCS students

What do our Alumni have to say about HNMCS?

View our Alumni Spotlight Video