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The Class of 2016: Profiles of graduating students

Amelia P. Birch

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Amelia P. Birch

Battle Mountain High School

Give a shout out: To Mr. Caudill for making AP Bio livable.

Summer plans: Collecting the last Colorado mountain memories I can get by camping, concerts at Red Rocks, and road trips with friends.

Where are you headed this fall: First, some time off or gap year to Washington State

If you’re leaving Eagle County, what will you miss most: The mountains.

In 10 years you’ll be: Traveling abroad.

Favorite class you took: I have two, Creative Drawing and Von’s Chemistry Class

Cinthya Amancio Munoz

Red Canyon High School

Favorite school moment from any year: I love the end of the year cookout we have, We all get together like a big family and have lunch.

Give a shout out: Class of 2016 thanks for making this a year to remember. My Dad, my boyfriend (chuy) and Friends (Bell, Karen, Lupe and Diana) for always being there. My Mom who’s watching me from heaven right now. I know she’s happy seeing everything I have accomplished. My teachers for pushing me to do my best. I love you all!

Summer plans: I plan to go on vacation and get a job.

Where are you headed this fall: I plan to go to college, be a nurse or a dental assistant.

If you’re leaving Eagle County, what will you miss most: I will miss the mountains and friends.

If you’re staying, what are you happiest about keeping: Staying with my family and staying where I grew up.

In 10 years you’ll be: Working in a well paid job, enjoying life.

Favorite class you took: Math with Mrs. Woods.

Class you wish had been offered: I think all the classes RCHS are perfect, we had jewlery, hiking, biking, gym, art, photography, and regular classes like math, science and English.

Ella Mueller

Battle Mountain High School

Favorite moment from any school year: Seventh grade hut trip where we hiked six miles in and out- Kari Bangston and Innes Isom’s amazing adventure club.

Give a shout out: Peter Mueller, you drive me crazy at times, but I love and will miss you.

Summer Plans: Working and spending as much time as possible with my family and friends.

Where are you headed this fall: CSU Fort Collins

If you are leaving Eagle County, what will you miss most: The mountains, the snow and Maisy.

In 10 years you’ll be: A professional novelist

Favorite class you took: AP Environmental Science

Class you wish had been offered: Woodshop

Noelle Jacob

Vail Mountain School

Favorite memory from high school: Going on a Spanish immersion trip to Costa Rica in 9th grade

Summer plans: Working in Martha’s Vineyard, MA and spending time with my family and friends

Where are you headed this fall: University of Massachusetts Amherst

What will you miss most about Eagle County: 300+ sunny days a year

Favorite class you took: Globalization with Mr. Litowitz

In 10 years you will be: Living in New York City with an awesome job in the Fashion Industry!

Siena Miller

Battle Mountain High School

Favorite school moment from any year: Getting to ski fresh chest deep powder when the district called for a snow day on February 2 of my senior year.

Give a shout out: I would like to thank my parents, Paul and Mary Miller, for always supporting me in every aspect f my life, as well as my coaches Emily Jaissle, Laura Jackson and Wade Perry for giving me the opportunity to compete at an elite level.

Summer plans: Backpacking, hiking and skiing several 14ers before I leave the Rocky Mountains for North Carolina’s beaches, and traveling to Sweden.

Where are you headed this fall: I will be attending the University of Mount Olive on an athletic scholarship to play DII lacrosse. I will be studying food science and nutrition.

If you’re leaving Eagle County, what will you miss most: The beautiful mountains that I have grown up in, and all of the breathtaking adventures they have held.

In 10 years you’ll be: I hope to be back in town working at the Vail Valley Medical Center as a nutritionist.

Favorite class you took: AP Art with Ms. Bannon.

Sierra Trygg

Battle Mountain High School

Favorite school moment from any year: Studying abroad in Chile during my junior year. Thanks to the Vail and Edwards Rotary Clubs!

Give a shout out: Mom and Dad, thanks for always supporting me and allowing me to follow my dreams.

Summer plans: Traveling through South America.

Where are you headed this fall: Studying education in hopes of someday becoming an English teacher in other countries.

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

If you’re staying, what are you happiest about keeping: The ability to go out my back door and explore all the nature Colorado has to offer.

In 10 years you’ll be: Teaching in South or Central America.

Favorite class you took: Video production with Mr. Lew!

Class you wish had been offered: Digital photography

Lynn Ludlow

Vail Christian High School

Favorite school moment from any year: I’ll always remember going off on retreats with my school at the beginning of every school year. There, I bonded with some really amazing people who I will remember forever.

Give a shout out: Thank you to all of my teachers who helped me get to where I am today. Whatever you taught me, no matter how long or short of a time I knew you, regardless if I still keep in touch with you, thank you. You are very much appreciated!

Summer plans: This summer, I will travel, work, and compete with my horse, Ozzie. I’m going to also spend time with my friends before they go off to college.

Where are you headed this fall: I am taking a year off before going to college because since I skipped sophomore year, I am pretty young as I just turned 17 this month. However, in fall 2017, I’m heading to Regis University down in Denver.

If you’re staying, what are you happiest about keeping: I am happy that I will be staying around the valley for another year before heading off to college, and even then I’ll still be close to home, my family, my horse, and the mountain!

In 10 years you’ll be: I’m not one of those people who have had their eyes fixated on one goal since they were little. As I grow and change, so do my goals. In the future, I may be in the valley, I may be still in college, or I may be studying research for cancer…I don’t know.

Favorite class you took: I really enjoyed taking chemistry and geometry. I enjoyed chemistry because it was a lot of math equations, and geometry because I liked working with shapes and realistic situations.

Class you wish you had been offered: Although I have taken Spanish since I was in kindergarten, anyone who knows me knows that I cannot speak or write Spanish to save my life. I wish I had been offered any other language such as Mandarin or even something exotic like sign language.

Taylor Petersen

Battle Mountain High School

Favorite moment from any year: AP Studio Art/Arty History’s New York trip

Give a shout out: Grandpa Ed

Where are you headed this fall: Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design

If you’re leaving Eagle County, what will you miss most: What’s not to miss?

In 10 years you’ll be: Creating cartoons, hopefully

Favorite class you took: Art classes

Class you wish had been offered: Wood shop

Kate Rauch

Battle Mountain High School

Favorite school moment from any year: Freshman spring break trip to Moab

Give a shout out: My parents and Cas for always being so supportive.

Summer plans: Road trip with family through Grand Teton & Yellowstone to Flathead Lake to visit my Brother, Jack Rauch. Then Road Trip with Cas Sheridan to Oregon, Washington, Yosemite and Zion.

Where are you headed this fall: University of Colorado Boulder

If you’re leaving Eagle County, what will you miss most: Definitely my dogs, and my parents too I guess 😉

In 10 years you’ll be: I haven’t planned that far ahead

Favorite class you took: AP Bio with Mr. Caudill or AP Literature with Ms. Neale

Class you wish had been offered: Astronomy




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