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juliette NAME: Juliette Moffroid
YEAR & SCHOOL: Senior at CRMS
PROJECT TITLE: Giving back through art to the John Muir trail
BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Juliette, a senior at the Colorado Rocky Mountain School, will be backpacking the John Muir Trail, capturing the inspiration she finds along the way by making art prints. In an effort to give back, Juliette plans to donate her art work to trail conservation organizations that are dedicated to preserving these wild places, as well as show casing her work throughout the valley in order to inspire others to make the journey as well.

liam

NAME: Liam Kelly
YEAR & SCHOOL: Senior at Bridges High School
PROJECT TITLE: Emergency Communications
BRIEF DESCRIPTION:  Liam, a senior at Bridges High School, is an Eagle Scout who is seeking out ways to give back to his community. He plans to support the greater Carbondale area by fulfilling his dream of purchasing and training himself on amateur radio emergency communications systems. He will also be building and installing a solar array in order to power his radio system, making it self sufficient.
 rotceh NAME: Rotceh Vazquez
YEAR & SCHOOL: Junior at CRMS
PROJECT TITLE:  Starting a Local Deaf Camp
BRIEF DESCRIPTION:  Rotceh, a junior at Colorado Rocky Mountain School, is starting a deaf camp for local kids. Her goal is to become fluent in American sign language, and use this to bridge the gap between the deaf and non-hearing impaired communities of the Roaring Fork Valley.

fiona

NAME: Fiona Laird
YEAR & SCHOOL: Sophomore at Roaring Fork High School
PROJECT TITLE:  Building Community through an Outdoor Space
BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Fiona, a sophomore at Roaring Fork High School, wants to create an outdoor courtyard at her high school. Her goal is to use this space, which will include an area with plants, trees and tables, as a place where students and faculty can enjoy the outdoors while also connecting with each other in this common space.
nic NAME: Nic Reitman
YEAR & SCHOOL: Senior at CRMS
PROJECT TITLE: Climbing and Trail Conservation in the country of Georgia
BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Nic, a senior at Colorado Rocky Mountain School, a native Russian speaker and aspiring alpinist, is going to the country of Georgia to work on a trail conservation crew. While he is there he plans to climb the majestic Mt Kazbek, among others with the support of a local guide service.