Since the news of her Mum's new job with the University of Illinois, Ferniechick has been getting bombarded with questions from the press - "Won't you miss living the Northwest?!", "What about the mountains...camping, hiking?" "Will you miss the ocean?", "Aren't you disappointed that you aren't moving to New England?!". She remained cool and expressionless as she repeated just four words: "We're on to Chicago."