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Riverdales top scholars
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Majors: Environmental Studies and Education
Long-term goals: Work as an environmental educator, and participate in political activism during the off season
Favorite classes: History/Cultural studies
Favorite high school memory: Being a student leader at MESD Outdoor School
Favorite quote: 'If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost. There is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.' - Henry David Thoreau
Favorite book: 'Les Miserables' by Victor Hugo
Future plans: Denison University in Granville, Ohio
Long-term goals: To pursue whatever profession makes me happy.
Favorite classes: Art Portfolio, Bella Voci, Zoology
Favorite high school memory: I really enjoyed being a part of Riverdale's musicals every year. My favorite was 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat'
Favorite song: 'Paper Moon' by Shout Out Louds
Favorite book: 'Norwegian Wood' by Haruki Murakami
Future plans: Carlton College in Northfield, Minn.
Long-term goals: Get a job, play soccer and travel the world
Favorite class: Geology
Favorite high school memory: Going to state playoffs
Favorite movie: 'The Art of Travel
Future plans: Seattle University, Seattle
Major: Strategic Communications, Journalism and a minor in Spanish
Long-term goals: I hope to become a corporate communications consultant
Favorite class: English
Favorite high school memory: Field Studies Week, I was a camper, an upperclassman leader and Director of the Freshman Field Studies. My experiences there I cherish.
Favorite quote: 'If people are good only because they fear punishment and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.' - Albert Einstein
Favorite book: 'Elsewhere' by Gabrielle Zevin
Future plans: Whitman College in Walla Walla, Wash.
Long-term goals: Volunteer in the Peace Corps and study neuroscience
Favorite class: Human Anatomy
Favorite high school memory: My field study to Summer Lake
Favorite movie: 'Amelia' starring Audrey Tatou
Future plans: Colgate University, Hamilton, N.Y.
Major: Medical Anthropology or Public Health
Long-term goals: Go to medical school after college and become a surgeon
Favorite class: Food for thought
Favorite high school memory: Running the Portland to Coast relay at the end of the summer with my friends
Favorite book: Anything by David Sedaris! I love him. 'The Other Wes Moore' by Wes Moore is also incredible.
Future plans: Franklin College in Lugano, Switzerland
Major: International Relations
Long-term goals: Work for a non-profit abroad and learn new languages
Favorite classes: History, English and French
Favorite high school memory: Potluck picnics in the grass with my friends
Favorite quote: 'In this life we cannot do great things. We can only do small things with great love.' - Mother Theresa
Future plans: Quest University, Squamish, B.C., Canada
Long-term goals: To win a Nobel Prize
Favorite class: choir
Favorite high school memory: Spending time with friends
Favorite book: 'Don't cry because it is over. Smile because it happened.' - Dr. Seuss
Future plans: University of Southern California, Los Angeles
Major: Marketing with a minor in Fine Art
Long-term goals: Head of marketing at a company
Favorite classes: History and Art
Favorite high school memory: Dancing at the community meeting
Favorite movies: 'Father of the Bride' and 'Confessions of a Shopaholic'
Riverdale High School Class of 2011
Rachael Beard, Madison Boscole, Tyler Brisbee, Ethan Brooks, Xavier Brownlow.
Kaytee Carroll, Molly Christmann, Anissa Cohen, William Compton.
Benjamin Davies, Carolyn Donaldson, Shant Douzdjian.
Annie Edwards, Elizabeth Elorriaga.
Griffin Felt, Fergus Firth, Ariana Fishman, Kevin Flanigan, Jake Fowler.
Julie Gregory, Jennifer Guinasso.
Nate Higby, Analicia Howard, Lyle Hubbard, Zoe Huston.
Katie Jenike, Lachlan Johnson, Jerome Johnston-Morley.
Alexander LaFranchi, Reed Lewallen, Kane Limbaugh, Eric Luneke, Moira Lynch.
William Maidens, Ellis Mendon, Max Miller, Jessica Morrise, Molly Murphy.
Hailey Palmore, Jonas Perrin, Devin Pritchard.
Larissa Reinkensmeyer, Charles Richenstein, Henry Richenstein.
Nabby Sanaee, Arthur Shattan, Katie Smith, Jennie Spector, Matthew Swart.
Elizabeth Tobin, Morgaine Trine.
Robert Van Buren, Kurt Vetterlein.
Jakob Walter, Lauren Ward, Kelsey West, Daniel Wilkins.