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

Alondra Perez
Aaron Pena |

To see your senior

To see your 2017 high school graduate in the newspaper, answer the questions these grads answered, and email them to randy@vaildaily.com, along with a senior portrait or other photos. Feel free to be as serious or irreverent as you choose.

Alonda Perez

Eagle Valley High School

Favorite school moment from any year: Volunteering at the animal shelter.

Give a shout out: Hi, mom!

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Summer plans: Hanging out with friends.

Where are you headed this fall: Colorado Mountain College.

If you’re staying, what are you happiest about keeping: The peace of the valley.

In 10 years, you’ll be: In a job that I love.

Favorite class ever: AP Art portfolio.

Class you wish had been offered: More art classes.

Julie L. Tellez

• Red Canyon High School

Favorite school moment from any year: Trip to Moab, Utah.

Give a shout out: I would like to give a shoutout to Dudley and Hill for giving me a second chance in succeeding. Also, for being the best principal and vice principal of RCHS!

Summer plans: I honestly just want to have fun and experience new things.

Where are you headed this fall: If it’s not Colorado Northwestern (CNCC), I will take courses at CMC.

If you’re leaving Eagle County, what will you miss most: I will definitely miss the outdoors! Nature here in Colorado is just so beautiful!

If you’re staying, what are you happiest about keeping: My family! Haha.

In 10 years, you’ll be: A social worker helping teenagers move to the right path! I want to help young adults move forward and not let them fall into the steps I was once going through!

Favorite class ever: My favorite class was yearbook! I really enjoyed working with the school staff and students to create a memorable and unforgettable yearbook. This is where I got the chance to express my creative side.

Class you wish you had been offered? A 3D graphic design class would probably be the best one.

Taylor Staughton

Battle Mountain High School

Favorite school moment from any year: Advancing to the state championship final with the soccer team.

Give a shout out: Cody Bahan — Love you. Clifford Lohrey — Love you.

Summer plans: Having loads of fun!

Where are you headed this fall: CU Boulder.

If you’re leaving Eagle County, what will you miss most: Eagle County.

If you’re staying, what are you happiest about keeping: ;(

In 10 years, you’ll be: Who knows.

Favorite class ever: PE/Weights.

Class you wish had been offered: Engineering.

Anatole Arnold

Red Canyon High School

Favorite school moment from any year: Through the years at Red Canyon, I would have to say that my favorite moment would be meeting everyone for the first time. It was shaky at first, but it made a gateway for what to expect in college.

Give a shout out: I have to thank everyone at Red Canyon. They are all so great and helpful, especially when I needed it!

Summer plans: I am taking a six-week camping trip to Vancouver Island and British Columbia.

Where are you headed this fall: I will be going to CMC Spring Valley.

If you’re leaving Eagle County, what will you miss most: I will miss the wonderful people I know and the nice, well-knit community of Eagle.

In 10 years, you’ll be: I hope to be an entrepreneur, designing my own products and selling them across the world.

Favorite class ever: Art was my favorite class while in Red Canyon.

Class you wish had been offered: There was not a class I could have asked for that was not offered at Red Canyon.

Zoe Braun

Eagle Valley High School

Give a shout out: My parents supporting me though everything I do, my friends for always being there for me and my sister Cleo.

Summer plans: I plan on traveling, creating memories with my friends and working to save up for college.

Where are you headed this fall: I am attending the University of Colorado Boulder to study environmental design/architecture.

If you’re leaving Eagle County, what will you miss most: I will miss being able to ski whenever I want and the small-town community that this place is built on.

In 10 years you’ll be: Running my own interior design firm and traveling the world to design.

Favorite class ever: Anatomy.

Class you wish had been offered: A life skills class


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