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The Class of 2014: A look at this year’s valley seniors

Casandra Armas

School: Eagle Valley High School.

Favorite school moment from any year: My favorite school moment was during my junior year. Student Council volunteered at the children’s hospital in Denver.

Summer plans: I plan to work and enjoy some last moments with close friends.

Where are you headed this fall: I am headed to Colorado Mountain College in Spring Valley for two years and then transferring to Colorado Mesa University.

If you’re leaving Eagle County, what will you miss most: I’m going to miss the mountain biking trails.

In 10 years you’ll be: In 10 years I will hopefully be working as a personal trainer and starting the next chapter of my life.

Favorite class you took: Video production was my favorite class that I took.

Class you wish had been offered: I wish I had been offered a music class other than guitar and piano.

Ashlyn Henderson

School: Eagle Valley High School.

Favorite school moment from any year: I don’t think I can narrow it down to just one. Cyle Griffin, Cody Byrnes and I did too many crazy things to just pick one!

Summer plans: Spend as much time with my family and friends before we all go our separate ways. I also plan to work and hopefully earn enough money to satisfy my mac and cheese addiction during college!

Where are you headed this fall: Colorado State University.

If you’re leaving Eagle County, what will you miss most: I will miss all my friends and being able to wake up every morning surrounded by the beautiful mountains.

In 10 years you’ll be: In 10 years I will be in northern California, working as a successful marine biologist and hopefully starting a family.

Favorite class you took: Sports physiology. Partially because it was an interesting subject to learn, but mostly because the best teacher in the entire school taught it! .

Class you wish had been offered: Scuba diving! I would definitely pick that class for all seven periods.

Bridgett Courtois

School: Battle Mountain High School.

One of my favorite high-school moments: Creating the ‘Don’t Cha’ music video with Abby and Mindy last year in video production. It’s so funny! Watch it at www.youtube.com/watch?v=yV3xvj6_FuM.

Summer plans: I will work, travel, run and make the most of the time I have with my friends and family.

Where are you headed this fall: Regis University.

If you’re leaving Eagle County, what will you miss most: I will miss the mountains and the beautiful scenery, but above all, I will miss my family and friends.

In 10 years you’ll be: A doctor.

Favorite class you took: AP Biology.

Class you wish had been offered: AP chemistry and wood shop!

Anything else? Shout out to Claudette for reminding me to live life to the fullest, Isabelle for being a great role model, Jenai for always being spastic, Mindy for being my forever bus buddy and A.J. for always listening. Also, thanks to Coach Cope for giving the best life advice, Parish for teaching me to work hard, Mom and Dad for being the best teachers and to all of the friends who have helped me along the way!

Thomas Cheesman

School: Vail Christian High School.

Favorite school moment from any year: Getting the day off to ski the deepest powder ever with all my friends at Vail this year!

Summer plans: Working at Vista at Arrowhead and hanging with my friends.

Where are you headed this fall: CU Boulder’s Leeds School of Business.

If you’re leaving Eagle County, what will you miss most: Being five minutes from skiing.

In 10 years you’ll be: Hopefully still living in Colorado enjoying everything that it has to offer.

Favorite class you took: Calculus AB with Mr. Bruce. I’ve learned a lot

Class you wish had been offered: This is not a class, but I still wish we had a ski team.


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