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2009 Inductees

Harley Hay

Graduated 1970
Inducted 2009

Mr. Harley Hay is the writer, producer and director of 18 original films (1990 - 2009) and screenwriter for 19 film productions (2002 - 2009). 


  • Law Clerk Diploma (with Distinction) 1978
  • Bachelor of Education (with Distinction) 1982, and Screenwriting Expo in 2003
  • Is currently a columnist for the Red Deer Advocate, and author of “Finding Time” as well as owner of Puzzle Factory Films and Harley Hay Studios
  • Has won awards for:
    • Writer - “1969” - Short Drama Screenplay - International Family Film Festival (2004)
    • Writer - “Sanctuary” - Finalist - International Family Film Festival Short Screen Play (2003)
    • Writer - “Sanctuary” - Top 50 Gem International Short Screen Competition (2003)
    • Associate Producer - “Naked Frailties” - Nominated for 5 AMPIA Awards (1996)

Kathy Lacey  (nee Donald)

Graduated 1975
Inducted 2009   

Kathy Lacey is dedicated to improving the quality of life for the residents of Red Deer, AB. 

  • Bachelor of Education in 1979 and was a teacher in Red Deer and area from 1979 – 2006
  • Volunteer activities:
  • Member of the Festival of Trees Committee since its inception in 1993 raising 5.8 million dollars for the Red Deer Regional Hospital
  • Member of the Foundation for Red Deer Public School from 1994 - 2003
  • Westerner Park Board of Directors. 
  • Has received many awards including:  Red Deer Public School District - Friend of Education (1998), Sport Volunteer of Merit (2004), Mel Osborne Fellowship Award (2005), Alberta Centennial Award (2005), Westerner Park Life Volunteer (2005)


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