Lorri Dykstra Horton

Profile Updated: December 6, 2014
Lorri Dykstra
Where do you live now? Woodstock, ON Canada
Are you married, single,? Shawn
Do you have children? If so how many. Tell us about them. Katie-Age 18
Noah-Age 14
What do you do for a living? Or are you lucky enough to be retired? RAKEverywhere Co-Founder
Do you like the idea of our NDHS web site? absolutely
Yes! Attending Reunion
Do you have any memories of your high school years? Tell us!

I finally made it through geography! LOL

Are you looking forward to the reunion?

I can't wait to see everyone again :)

Do you still have family around Norwich?


How often do you get back to Norwich?


What do you do now?

Manage a Not-for-Profit Organization RAKEverywhere (Random Acts of Kindness Everywhere)

How did you get into that line of work?


What did you always want to do that you haven't done yet?

Climb Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Africa
Highest free standing mountain in the world, "The Roof of Africa"

What do you like to do in your spare time?

Research, fundraising, spending time with Shawn and the kids, and travelling the world WHENEVER POSSIBLE

How old do you feel?

Somedays 17, somedays 70 :)

Any grey hair yet? Women don't have to honestly answer this one:)

Of course, earned every single one of them ;)

What would we be surprised to know about you?

I'm stronger than most people think or remember.
I also graduated college on the Honour Roll, with a 94% average

Did you have any nicknames in school?

A few, Hee Hee ;)

Biggest thing you would do differently if you went back to your time at NDHS?

Study more...or atleast study in general, lol

Favorite Drinks?

Caesars! and Mojitoes...LOL

Favorite sports?

GOLF and watching my son play hockey

Favorite Food?

Italian and Seafood

Favorite Music?

80's of course'

Famous or interesting people you've met?

Shawn was on Team Canada (business not hockey) with Jean Chretien and Mike Harris.
Mostly I meet interesting people through Shawn or Deb Corbeil.
And I live my life vicariously through her! LOL

Cool things you've done in your life?

Gotten married, REMAIN married since 1992, and had my kids :)

Any words of wisdom?

"Never explain yourself to anyone. The person who likes you doesn't need it, and the person who dislikes you won't believe it." ~Words to Live By ~

Ever helped a stranger?

All the time :)

Did you ever skip school?

Um, hello???? Have you met me????
Like, I skipped EVERY geography class!

Swam in the ocean? And where?

Yes, Florida and many times in Cuba (my second home we say)

Ever sang Karaoke?

Ha Ha! Did "Entertainment '88 and '89" count????

Done something you told yourself you wouldn't?

Sure, who hasn't

Made prank phone calls?

LOL...I could name names...LOL

Laughed until some kind of beverage came out of your nose?

Of course...and beer hurts!

Danced your heart out?

Yes, and plan to again at the reunion

Watched the sunrise with someone?

Shawn in Cuba

Been skinny dipping?


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Swimming with the dolphins-Holguin, Cuba 2008
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Speed boating through the mangroves-Cayo Coco, Cuba