Class of 2021
Originally from North Sydney, Nova Scotia, Michael Hull is now a teacher with Fort McMurray Catholic Schools. He has been the lead instructor for the Honourable Paul Martin Indigenous Entrepreneurship Program at Father Mercredi High School for nine years, has coached high school soccer, volleyball and basketball, and women’s soccer at Keyano College.
He is an avid volunteer in the Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo community, and recently sat down with YMM to talk about his strengths, risks, priorities and more.
YMM: What is the best advice that you have ever received?
MH: Be yourself, no matter who tries to tear you down and/or change who you are, always speak your truth.
YMM: What accomplishment are you most proud of?
MH: The accomplishment that I am most proud of is having my first child and being called dad for the first time.
YMM: For what are you most grateful?
MH: My wife, children, family, extended family and friends are the things that I am most grateful for.
YMM: How have your priorities changed in the last 10 years?
MH: I am now a dad and my children’s needs and wants come first.
YMM: How should success be measured?
MH: Success should be measured by your happiness with your everyday life. If it is a struggle, then you need to find that success.
YMM: What is the most rewarding part of your career?
MH: The most rewarding part of my career is running into students around town who are just as excited to see me as I am to see them. I love finding out about their careers, adventures and new families.