Yvonne Hiemstra – BPHE, BA

Self-employed market research consultant.

1. What degree and year did you complete while a student at SKHS?

  • Phys. Ed. Class of 1977

2. What is your current employer and position title?

  • Self-employed market research consultant

3. What else have you been doing professionally since you left SKHS?

  • Social worker
  • Advertising executive
  •  Market researcher

4. What is your favourite memory of being a student at SKHS and Queen’s?

  •  Comradery and friends who became lifelong.

5. What is the most important thing you learned while a student at SKHS and Queen’s that has helped you get where you are today?

  •  Importance of collaboration and challenging the status quo.

6. What would you say to a prospective student about studying in SKHS and Queen’s?

  • Keep your mind open to possibilities you may never have considered.
  • Do what excites you.

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