The members of the Class of 2020 have big plans for attending college, and many will continue skiing or snowboarding as part of their college experience.
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Ski cross racer Aidan Steffe, from Palmyra, PA, has committed to Penn State to study Engineering in the Fall 2021. He’ll defer his start so he can continue at CVA with a post graduate year of training and racing.
Freestyle skier Caspian Fargo, from Stratton, ME, will be taking a Gap year to ski, work on his filming and photography skills, and apply to film schools.
Freestyle/Alpine skier Colin Arner, from Mclean, VA, will attend the College of Engineering at the University of Maine.
Alpine racer Cooper Andersen, from Bearsville, NY, will attend St. Lawrence University in the fall of 2021. During his Gap year he will head west to Sugar Bowl Academy where he will continue his FIS alpine racing pursuits and work as an assistant coach in the junior development alpine program.
Ski Cross racer Eli Derrick, from Harrisonburg, VA, will spend a post graduate year pursuing his ski cross goals.
Snowboarder Eli McDermott, from Wells, VT, will be attending The University of Utah in the fall of 2021 after a Gap year spent pursuing his snowboarding goals.
Backcountry team member Ellison Boord, from Edgecomb, ME, will be heading West this fall to pursue training and gain the American Mountain Guides Association certifications needed to become a registered mountain guide.
Alpine skier Joaquin Casasus, from Madrid, Spain, will be attending IE University in Madrid, Spain and will be studying Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence.
Alpine skier Megan Haught, from Phoenix, AZ, is headed to Boston College majoring in Finance this fall.
Alpine skier Mia Hatfield, from Lynn, MA, will be attending UMass Amherst this fall.
Alpine skier Molly Bruno, from West Leechburg, PA, is headed to St. Lawrence University in New York this fall.
Alpine skier Sam Harrigan, from Boise, ID, will be attending the University of New Hampshire to study Wildlife Conservation.
Freestyle skier Soren Kokborg, from Cordova, AK, plans to take a Gap year to work as a commercial fisherman in Alaska. He will enroll in a college out west in the fall of 2021.
Backcountry team member Tallie Pilsbury, from Carrabassett Valley, ME, plans to take a Gap year and will be exploring outdoor education opportunities with NOLS National Outdoor Leadership School, a nonprofit global wilderness school, before heading off to college in the fall of 2021.
Freeride skier Teddy Forsley, from Scarborough, ME, will attend Bryant University this fall.