The Class of 2016: Profiles of graduating students
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Eagle Valley High School
Favorite school moment from any year: Going to my first football game freshman year.
Give a shout out: My sisters for always finding a solution to my problems.
Summer plans: Check some things off my bucket list.
Where are you headed this fall:Colorado Mountain College Spring Valley Campus.
If you’re leaving Eagle County, what will you miss most: I’ll probably miss skiing in Beaver Creek the most.
In 10 years you’ll be: Travelling the world as much as possible before moving back to the valley
Favorite class you took: Academic Lab with Mrs. Cook and English with Mr. Knight.
Class you wish had been offered: A class that would teach me how to live in the real world, do taxes, how read a lease, what kind of insurance to get, etc.
Vail Mountain School
Favorite moment or memory from any school year: Carving pumpkins in Kindergarten with the seniors, and then having the situation flipped this year when we were the seniors.
Summer Plans: Scuba diving trip to Grand Cayman; work; prepping for college!
Where are you headed this fall: I will be at Elon University in North Carolina.
What will you miss most about Eagle County: The community in general. Having been at VMS for 13 years, not seeing those familiar faces everyday will be challenging, but also leaving everyone else that I have had the opportunity to connect with.
In 10 years, you’ll be: Honestly, I’ll probably still be in school. I am hoping to become a doctor, so in 10 years, I will probably just be finishing up school.
Favorite class you took: AP Biology with Mr. Sappenfield. Strange, I know, but I absolutely loved it.
Vail Ski and Snowboard Academy
Favorite school moment from any year: FWF (fun with fractions) during FAF (Friday Afternoon Fun) in Pre Calc with Mr. Carter.
Give a shout out: Shout out to Woman’s FIS for being my favorite children!
Summer plans: Travel, Camp, Bike and Work.
Where are you headed this fall: The University of Colorado Boulder
If you’re leaving Eagle County, what will you miss most: All my friends and family
In 10 years you’ll be: Saving Lives… NBD
Favorite class you took: Interesting Lessons on Horrendous books with Mr. Kimmel.
Class you wish had been offered: How to subtly judge everything and everyone by Mr. Kimmel.
Battle Mountain High School
Favorite school moment from any year: Senior Prom with my best friend group The Dreamers.
Give a shout out: My parents for giving me the opportunity to go to school in China and giving me support in all my endeavors whether it be sports, academic, or socially.
Summer plans: Enjoy the beautiful Colorado weather and be outdoors with my friends as much as possible!
Where are you headed this fall: New York University Shanghai
If you’re leaving Eagle County, what will you miss most: My family, and the beautiful mountains and the changing of the leaves in the fall.
In 10 years you’ll be: Hopefully a pediatrician, happy in a beautiful place with people that I love and eating delicious food.
Favorite class you took: AP Biology with Mr. Caudill
Class you wish had been offered: AP Comparative Government and Politics
Vail Christian High School
Favorite School Moment: Retreat
Shout Out: Mrs. Burner for always being available to help with work.
Summer Plans: Work/Camp
Where I’m going: Gordon College
What I will miss most: My dogs and friends.
In 10 years: On Broadway
Favorite class: Theatre
Class I wish was offered: Chorus
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