Many paths to choose from

Watertown High seniors have lots of ideas for after graduation

As the end of our senior year at Watertown High approaches, we are constantly thinking, “What am I going to do next year? Am I going to be successful?” 

Everything we have done in the past has all come done to this: graduation. Now it’s time to go on different paths and face new obstacles. Most seniors are going on to college, but many others are taking different routes. One student, Peter Patsios, is going into the Navy.

“The Navy has always been something I was interested in,’’ he said. “Ever since I started the Sea Cadet program, I started to check out all the different jobs in the Navy to see which one I liked. That sparked an interest in the medical field, so I signed up to be a corpsman. I plan on staying in as a career, if it ends up being what I want it to be.”

Other seniors are heading to college. Arlin Cimen is going to Regis College to become a nurse. Arlin knew from a young age that she wanted to be a nurse.

Here are some other plans for the future that WHS seniors shared with the Raider Times:

Peter Patsios: Enlisted in the Navy as a hospital corpsman; serving with the Marines starting in August.

Nick Giunta: Attending Curry College to study criminal justice and play football.

Brianna Hayes: Attending Worcester State and majoring in communication sciences and disorders in order to be speech therapist.

Arlin Cimen: Attending Regis College as a nursing major.

Jacqui Russo: Mount Ida for vet tech.

Laura Nieske: Going to Curry College, studying criminal justice hoping to become a cop, and playing soccer for Curry.

Catherine Camelio: Going to University of Maine undeclared, but probably switching to psychology or early childhood education

Skylier Wright: In the process of joining the Navy as a nuke, if everything finishes up well; basic training is in November

Andy Kay: Aspiring to be a motivational speaker, planning on going to community college to reduce cost and get general education out of the way.

Edgar Mutebi: Transferring to Emerson College in order to be become an independent filmmaker

Rebecca Krieger: Going to Young Judaea, a year course gap year in Israel, and then to Vanderbilt University (Class of 2019).

Hussein Alhady: Going to Wentworth Institute of Technology and majoring in civil engineering. I’m then planning to make bank and marry a beautiful Middle Eastern girl. After I get bored, I’ll probably start a meth business and call myself Heisenberg.

Francesca Korte: Attending (and playing basketball) at Wellesley College

Kyle Rooney: Attending Westfield State to study criminal justice, hopefully to become a cop or something along those lines.

–May 31, 2014–