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May 20, 2014
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Class of 2014: A look at this year’s Vail Valley seniors

Editor’s note: We’re publishing as many of these graduates as we can. To be part of it, answer the same questions these seniors did, attach a senior portrait and one other picture of your choice and email it to randy@vaildaily.com.

Laura Claydon

School: Eagle Valley High School.

Favorite school moment from any year: There have been way too many!

Summer plans: Road trip with my family and best friend!

Where are you headed this fall?: Drake University.

What I’m going to miss about the valley: All my friends and the people I know but mostly my parents.

In 10 years you’ll be: Happy!

Favorite class: AP Lit and DE Environmental Science.

Class you wish had been offered: Naptime.

Anything else? Thanks to everyone that has helped me throughout my entire life!

Laura Nicole Rodriguez

School: Red Canyon High School.

Favorite school moment from any year: Senior float trip my first week of school; I made many lasting memories, it was a great way to kick off the year.

Summer plans: Working hard to save up for college.

Where are you headed this fall? : Bellingham, Wash., to gain residency and ultimately to attend Western Washington University.

If you’re leaving Eagle County, what will you miss most? I will sorely miss the beautiful Colorado nights here in the mountains.

Favorite class you took: Poetry class with Mrs. Constien and Public Policy with Mr. Gladitsch

Anything else? I haven’t been in the valley for long, but I wouldn’t have asked for a better senior year anywhere else. I love all of the beautiful people I have met and I plan on returning someday to this incredible place.

Lesly Sanchez

School: Eagle Valley High School

Favorite school moment from any year: My favorite school moment is becoming LULAC President (League Of United Latin American Citizens) my senior year!

Summer plans: Work, work, work.

Where are you headed this fall: I will be attending Colorado Mesa University.

If you’re leaving Eagle County, what will you miss most: The amazing people I met throughout my life!

In 10 years you’ll be: Working for border patrol!

Favorite class you took: Government with Ms. Amelung

Class you wish had been offered: A forensic class or a street law class

Anything else? I would just like to thank everyone who has helped me through my journey of life and continues to do so; you guys have helped me through some of the toughest moments in life and I truly appreciate it all. And to my classmates, we did it!! Do amazing things in life.

Leo Borasio

School: Eagle Valley High School.

Favorite school moment from any year: The California Band trips my sophomore and senior year.

Summer plans: I plan to go climb some 14ers and explore the state of Colorado.

Where are you headed this fall: I will be attending the University of Colorado at Boulder.

If you’re leaving Eagle County, what will you miss most: I will miss being able to go skiing on any given weekend with only a short drive.

Class you wish had been offered: Film studies.

Kenzie Smith

School: Vail Christian High School.

Favorite school moment from any year: Watching balloons fill the hallway as the freshmen discovered our senior prank.

Summer plans: Dancing at Studio 8100.

Where are you headed this fall: Northwestern University.

If you’re leaving Eagle County, what will you miss most: Skiing and warmer winters.

In 10 years you’ll be: Starting my own theatre/dance company.

Favorite class you took: AP English Language.

Class you wish had been offered: Some sort of Shakespeare class.

Madison B. Bryant

School: Battle Mountain High School.

Favorite school moment from any year: When Mr. Frankel ripped his pants in front of the whole physics class.

Summer plans: Traveling and soaking up the sun.

Where are you headed this fall: High Point University. Go Panthers!

If you’re leaving Eagle County, what will you miss most: I will miss how beautiful this valley is.

In 10 years you’ll be: Hopefully I will have a successful career and travel the world.

Favorite class you took: My favorite class was A.P. D.E. Biology with Mr. Caudill.

Class you wish had been offered: A class for napping.


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