2017 Senior Salute: This year’s Vail Valley high school graduates
To see your senior
To see your 2017 high school graduate in the newspaper, answer the questions these grads answered, and email them to firstname.lastname@example.org, along with a senior portrait or other photos. Feel free to be as serious or irreverent as you choose.
Eagle Valley High School
Favorite school moment from any year: Volunteering at the animal shelter.
Give a shout out: Hi, mom!
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.
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.
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.
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
Mountainfilm On Tour brings 10 documentary shorts, focusing on equity, to two local high schools and two local movie theaters. “Brotherhood Of Skiing,” for example, is about African Americans who love skiing and want to pass that love to the next generation.