Dear Class of 2020,

Congratulations! High school graduation marks the first of many incredible milestones on your journey to a brighter future.

While I recognize that this is not how you imagined your graduation would look, this time is still a call for celebration. It’s the culmination of all your hard work and a testament to the fact that there is no limit to what you can achieve when you set your mind to it.

The adjustments you’ve had to make this year have been challenging, yet I encourage you to look at this not as a setback, but as a reflection of your resilience—your ability to overcome whatever life throws your way and redefine challenges as learning opportunities.

As you look forward, take a moment to reflect on how far you’ve come. Remember the values instilled in you throughout your time at Pathways and the lessons you’ve learned along the way. Be proud of who you are and never stop striving for excellence—your drive and passion for change are needed now more than ever.

On behalf of the staff, volunteers, and donors at Pathways, thank you for allowing us to be part of your high school experience. We are honoured and proud to call you Pathways alumni, and your journey with us does not end here. The relationships you’ve built within the Pathways network will continue to grow, and we look forward to championing your future success.


Sue Gillespie
President and CEO
Pathways to Education Canada