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Celebrating the Class of 2015

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The Vail Daily is proud to honor the Class of 2015. We’ll be publishing these profiles for the next couple weeks. To have your graduate included, answer these questions and email a senior portrait or other photos to randy@vaildaily.com.

Alondra Mendoza

School: Eagle Valley High School

Favorite school moment from any year: Gym with Mr. Ubben and 2013 soccer season.

Summer plans: Work, work, work.

Where you’re headed this fall: I will attend CMC to take my basics and later transfer to Colorado Mesa University.

If you’re leaving Eagle County, what will you miss most: I’m staying so nothing!

If you’re staying, what are you happiest about keeping: I’m glad to be around my family for another year.

In 10 years you’ll be: A physical therapist or a hobo because of debt.

Favorite class you took: Sports physiology with Mr. Kottenstette

Class you wish had been offered: A class that taught actual life needs, like how to do taxes, budget, apply for jobs, etc.

Amber Moreno

School: Eagle Valley High School

Favorite moment: Playing with the Dallas Brass with the school band at the Vilar Center.

Summer Plans: Relax, spend time with friends and family, working at WECMRD, and taking a few courses at CMC.

Where I’m headed: Finish out my Associate’s degree with Colorado Mountain College, and then pursue a career in writing!

If I’m staying … I’m happiest about staying close to family and spending more time in this beautiful valley!

In 10 years: I hope to be writing my first novel or teaching high school English! I also hope to travel, for my writing inspiration, to Europe and Asia!

Favorite class: My AP Literature and Composition class was definitely my favorite class.

Class I wish I had been offered: I wish I had been offered more exploratory writing classes.

Anything else: I loved going to EVHS, and I cannot wait for the next adventure!

Amelia (Ame) Stone

School: Eagle Valley

Favorite school moment from any year: By far, joining the speech and debate team. I used to be TERRIFIED of public speaking, and it really helped me get over my fear.

Summer plans: Working and going to California to visit family, friends, and Disneyland!

Where you’re headed this fall: I’m heading up to New Ulm, MN, to go to Martin Luther College. I’ll be double majoring in special and elementary education.

If you’re leaving Eagle County, what will you miss most: The mountains and my family!

In 10 years you’ll be: Hopefully, back here, and teaching.

Favorite class you took: Public Speaking with Ms. Stavney.

Brenda Marie Jimenez

School: Red Canyon High School

Favorite school moment from any year: My favorite school moment of the year will be graduation day.

Give a shout out: Thank you Mr.Hill for giving me another opportunity to be at RCHS! Thank you Mr. Dudley for being tough with me and an amazing teacher. You gave me a second chance and told me I could do it! Thank you for helping me understand that once I got over my childish faze, I would return as an adult and I did. I am grateful for your words of encouragement, now I understand. Thank you to all my other teachers, for putting up with my crazy self and dealing with my attitude. For supporting me when I had my princess Mia!

Summer plans: Stay home with my princess Mia and both of my princes’s Andres and Josiah.

Where are you headed this fall: With God’s will I hope to be at CMC working hard for my Bachelors Degree in Psychology.

If you’re leaving Eagle County, what will you miss most: I plan on staying for a while until I finish college!

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

I am happy about having my family with me and foremost to attend CMC.

In 10 years you’ll be: Graduated with my Bachelors Degree and working on my Masters!

Favorite class you took: My favorite class was Homelessness with Mrs. Grimmer. I learned that people become homeless for many different reasons, some would have never crossed my mind when seeing a homeless person.

Class you wish had been offered: I wish I had the opportunity to attend Mr. Gladitch’s class “Know Your Rights.” I was always interested in that class but did not have the opportunity to take it.

Brie Yeo

School: Eagle Valley High School

Favorite school moment from any year: Too many to mention!

Summer plans: Working at Moes BBQ and attending Vail Valley Dental Assisting School in Eagle, CO.

Where you’re headed this fall: Hopefully a dental office to work as a CDA!

If you’re staying, what are you happiest about keeping: Everything. I’m so blessed to live in this beautiful valley I will always call home.

In 10 years you’ll be: Still here and still happy.

Favorite class you took: Ms. Brockmeyer senior English.

Class you wish had been offered:

I’m not really sure. I’m confident I learned what I needed to in school and that I’ll continue to learn new things outside of school.

Carly Volkmer

School: Eagle Valley High School

Favorite memory: State Track my junior year.

Summer plans: Working at the town of Gypsum, summer maintenance

Where are you headed this fall: This fall I will be going to Colorado State University in Fort Collins.

If you’re leaving, what will you miss most: I will miss my family.

Where will you be in 10 years: In 10 years I will be hopefully working as an event planner and have a family

Favorite class: My favorite class I took was Government

Class you wish had been offered: Class I wish I had offered to me was a “Real life class” – How to do adult and real world things – file taxes, insurance, how to buy a car/house

Thank you for four great years and good luck to the rest of my class!




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