Ben Cope |

Ben Cope

Your full name: Ben Cope

Nickname: The Colonel

Your school: Vail Mountain School

How many years in the valley: 18

Siblings: None

Names of parent(s): Stan and Mary Ellen Cope

What are your plans for after graduation: Attend University of Puget Sound

What will you miss most about high school: All my friends in the Valley

Favorite memory during high school: Rafting orientation trip

Who do you most admire and why: Jello Biafra (Dead Kennedys) or Justin Sane (Anti-Flag), because of the effective way they express their political and world views

If you could have dinner with anyone, alive or dead, who would it be and why: Ken Casey (founder/bassist for Dropkick Murphys), because I respect him and I love DKM

I’m looking forward to … spending time in a new area of the country

I can’t believe … I’m almost done

Most people don’t know I … really want to get a pet monkey

Favorite meal: Steak and mashed potatoes

Advice for younger students: Enjoy high school while you can, because it will be over before you know it

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