Kristen Rachael DeGroot |

Kristen Rachael DeGroot

Your full name: Kristen Rachael DeGroot

Nickname: Kirst

Your school: Eagle Valley

How many years in the valley: 18

Siblings: Mackenzie

Names of parent(s): Kim and Steve

My parents named me this because: They liked it

I’m sick of hearing my parents say: “Get on those scholarships”

What are your plans for after graduation: Go to CU-Boulder and study Kinesiology and become an orthopedic surgeon

Where would like to see yourself in 10 years: In med school studying to be an orthopedic surgeon or as an athletic trainer for a professional sports team

What will you miss most about high school: My friends and family

What will you miss least about high school: The drama

Favorite memory during high school: Soccer, nordic, camping, play RTLC VVSC, state games … volleyball, football, basketball, soccer, summer 2002 and playing in state soccer games

Who do you most admire and why: My mom, because she is my best friend

Favorite teacher: Zim, Vogs, Mr. Palm, Mr. Mandeville, Mr. Rohweder, Cuevas

If you could have dinner with anyone, alive or dead, who would it be and why: Landon Donavan

I’m looking forward to … going to college

I can’t believe … it’s almost over

Most people don’t know I … want to run a marathon

Favorite meal: $2.99 night at the Minturn Country Club

Advice for younger students: Be yourself

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