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25 Under 25

Meet the 25 Under 25

Thanks to these 25 young people the future of Headwaters looks bright!

Literary Heart: Julie Hall

Julie Hall of Orangeville self-published her first book at 16.

Screen Standout: Shailyn Pierre-Dixon

Caledon’s Shailyn Pierre-Dixon, 15, won a Canadian Screen Award for best supporting actress in the The Book of Negroes.

Fit Fundraiser: Ryan Hann

Orangeville’s Ryan Hann swims 200 laps a day when raising money for the local food bank.

Laugh Machine: Michael McCreary

Mono’s Michael McCreary uses his stand-up to shed light on what it’s like growing up and dealing with social situations as someone with Asperger’s.

Community Catalyst: Andrew McCreary

Mono’s Andrew McCreary studies at George Brown College in the child and youth care program with an eye to working in queer and trans healthcare.

Art Whisperer: Ricky Schaede

In 2014, Ricky Schaede cofounded Club Art, an open studio for kids now at Orangeville’s Mill Street library.

Big Voice: Katherine Pound

Erin’s Katherine Pound attends the Manhattan School of Music, pursuing a degree in classical voice performance.

Wrestling Champ: Nicole French

Albion wrestler Nicole French has competed in Italy and Romania as part of Junior Team Canada.

Documentary Devotee: Samantha Penny

Samantha Penny is working on a Korea-based documentary called Reset, due for release mid-

Game Whiz: Coulter Baker

Melancthon’s Coulter Baker is a professional game designer – and Sheridan educator.

Good Sport: Emma Holmes

Melancthon’s Emma Holmes is in her second year in the sports and recreation program at Lambton College in Sarnia.