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2017 Senior Salute: This year’s Vail Valley high school graduates

Serena Kozusko

Battle Mountain High School

Favorite school moment from any year: Basketball games during pep rallies between the teachers and the students.

Give a shout out: Thank you to my family for supporting me this year (and dealing with my all-too-frequent emotional breakdowns about college).

Summer plans: Interning with the Vail Valley Foundation, performing at the Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park and going to the Vail International Dance Festival.

Where are you headed this fall: The University of Utah.

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If you're leaving Eagle County, what will you miss most: Class every day at the Vail Valley Academy of Dance and having such a close community.

In 10 years, you'll be: Performing somehow (fingers crossed) and/or traveling to work in linguistics.

Favorite class ever: AP World History with Ms. Wagner.

Class you wish had been offered: French!

Andrew Patterson

Red Canyon High School

Favorite school moment from any year: Paintball with the whole school.

Give a shout out : Mr. Hill, you are amazing. OK, Dudley, too.

Summer plans: To work until I find a trade I'm set on.

Where are you headed this fall: To work.

If you're leaving Eagle County, what will you miss most: The mountains and four-wheeling.

In 10 years, you'll be: Started a family and have a trade.

Favorite class ever: Steam.

Caleb Vega

Red Canyon High School

Favorite school moment from any year: Whole sophomore year.

Give a shout out: To all friends and family.

Summer plans: Work hard and make money.

Where are you headed this fall: Nowhere.

If you're leaving Eagle County, what will you miss most: The beautiful view.

If you're staying, what are you happiest about keeping: The friends and family.

In 10 years, you'll be: Wealthy enough to have a good car and house.

Favorite class ever: Gym.

Camilla Lucille Petterson

Eagle Valley High School

Favorite school moment from any year: My sophomore year when we made it to playoffs in soccer for the first time in more than 10 years. I took a corner kick that was headed in to tie the game and everyone went crazy. Also, every time we got a snow day and everyone got pumped and went skiing and sledding together.

Give a shout out: Thanks to my friends, teammates and dog for supporting me through everything and for never failing to make me laugh. Also, thanks to my parents for their constant love and for raising me in the most beautiful place; I am forever grateful for all the opportunities you have given me.

Summer plans: Spend as much time as possible adventuring with friends, going to music festivals, traveling and working so that I won't be completely broke as a college student.

Where are you headed this fall: Quest University in Squamish, British Columbia, Canada, on an athletic scholarship to play soccer.

If you're leaving Eagle County, what will you miss most: I will miss my friends and family, the close-knit, wonderful community and all the beautiful seasons we so lucky to experience.

In 10 years, you'll be: Living a happy life on planet Earth.

Favorite class ever: Mr. Knight's AP Lit class my junior year. Also, Student Council/Leadership. That was always a good time.

Class you wish had been offered: Recess.

Cody James Bahan

Battle Mountain High School

Favorite school moment from any year: Making it to the state final in 4A varsity soccer.

Give a shout out: To my parents, who have pushed me to strive for greatness and putting up with me all these years. Also to all my friends, MG17, Tay Creek Scott MJ, Young Mamba, Wyatt, Q Bear, Patrick, Quaid and all the boys.

Summer plans: Working, scholarships, soccer, college.

Where are you headed this fall: CU Boulder.

If you're leaving Eagle County, what will you miss most: The unity within the community.

In 10 years, you'll be: An engineer trying to help the world run that much easier.

Favorite class ever: Ceramics.

Class you wish had been offered: Astronomy.

Robert Redinger

Battle Mountain High School

Favorite school moment from any year: Shooting the potato gun in AP Physics last year.

Give a shout out: I want to give a shout out to the baseball bois for being my life for the past four years.

Summer plans: This summer, I will be playing baseball for a club team out of Grand Junction.

Where are you headed this fall: I will be attending Beloit College to play baseball.

If you're leaving Eagle County, what will you miss the most: I will miss being right on the mountain, as well as the snow.

In 10 years, you'll be: Hopefully making money and living somewhere wonderful.

Favorite class ever: Video with Mr. Lew.

Class you wish had been offered: Medieval history.