Graeme Williams

Patrick Fogarty Catholic Secondary School

Graduated 2005

Optical Display Engineer at Apple Inc and graduated in 2005 with the highest average of any student in his graduating year in the province of Ontario

Many graduates have achieved tremendous academic success, but perhaps none quite as notable as Graeme Williams. While at Patrick Fogarty, Graeme was always recognized for his exceptional academic skill. But even his teachers and parents couldn’t have predicted that he would graduate high school in 2005 with the highest average of any student in the entire province of Ontario.

After graduation, Graeme pursued his interest and passion for all things technology. He was accepted to a newly developed Nanotechnology program at the University of Waterloo. During his time there, he had several exciting co-op placements and graduated at the top of his class.

Graeme received the prestigious Bell Graduate Scholarship, allowing him to obtain his PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering. He was able to work in the Giga-to-Nano Lab at the University and spent his time researching organic electronics. Amidst a busy schedule, Graeme completed his PhD with an extraordinary 96.9% GPA.

Recently, Graeme was offered every techie’s dream job at Apple Inc. in Cupertino, California. He is now working there as an Optical Display Engineer, designing and engineering displays for Apple’s newest products.