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Derek Chase Baldwin

Your full name: Derek Chase Baldwin

Nickname: D

Your school: Eagle Valley



How many years in the valley: 18

Siblings: Zach and Brooke



Names of parent(s): Greg Baldwin and Susan Nelson

My parents named me this because: Because they did

I’m sick of hearing my parents say: “Use your head”



What are your plans for after graduation: Metro State of Denver, then flight school

Where would like to see yourself in 10 years: Happy and successful

What will you miss most about high school: Friends

What will you miss least about high school: Authority

Favorite memory during high school: Beating Roaring Fork at home in 2002-03 football season.

Who do you most admire and why: My father ” hard work

Favorite teacher: Ms. Casper, although I’m not very fond of English

If you could have dinner with anyone, alive or dead, who would it be and why: John Travolta ” he knows how to have a good time and we could talk aviation

I’m looking forward to … getting out on my own

I can’t believe … I’m out of here

Most people don’t know I … will soon be a private pilot

Favorite meal: Homemade enchiladas

Advice for younger students: Work hard your first three years in high school so your senior year is less stressful


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