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From: Friday, February 16, 2018 1:49 PM -0500
Subject:Alumni Profile – Jerrit Anderson
We are pleased to celebrate some of the many examples of staff excellence in Bluewater District School Board with our new alumni profile feature! This week, we highlight some of our former graduates whose career pathways have led them back to Bluewater to serve another generation of local students and families.

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Name:  Jerrit Anderson

Current position:  Client Services Technician, Bluewater District School Board Education Centre

What Bluewater school(s) did you attend as a student?  Dawnview Public School, Hanover Heights Community School, John Diefenbaker Secondary (now Senior) School

What year did you graduate from Bluewater?  2011

Please provide a brief summary of the career pathways (e.g. post-secondary studies and subsequent employment) you pursued after graduating from Bluewater.

I enrolled in Software Engineering at the University of Guelph, and then pursued teaching and IT.

What has been your greatest career achievement thus far?

My greatest achievements thus far have included managing a small business, which did advertising using software, and working as an undergraduate teaching assistant.

How has your education in Bluewater prepared you for your career pathway?

My education in Bluewater introduced me to technology through extracurricular activities and passionate staff.

Other comments:

Bluewater has a friendly environment with plenty of opportunity to express and continue to improve upon the foundation of knowledge that is passed down to students.