Twenty-three Community School graduating seniors are giving oral presentations of their senior projects Monday through Friday, May 13-17, in the theater at the Sun Valley independent school.
Subjects of the talks vary from in-depth looks at U.S. public education, fiction writing and pigeon racing, to tours of Ireland, the Grand Canyon and remote foreign locales. Here’s a list and approximate starting times of next week’s 25-minute presentations. The public is invited to attend:
- Monday, May 13: 3:45 p.m. Shayna Moellenberg on “Giving Voice to the Voiceless”; Cole Caulkins on “A Day in the Life of an Avalanche Professional”; and Chris Nalen on “Illustrious Browns.”
- Tuesday, May 14: At 1:45 p.m., Calder Zarkos on pigeon racing; Sofia DeWolfe on the healing powers of oceans; Mason Noyes taking a trip to the Grand Canyon; Cameron Jenner with a musician’s tour of Ireland; and Taylor Figge on “It Takes More than Just a Doctor.”
- Wednesday, May 15: At 1:45 p.m., Veronica Gaspar on medieval castles; Maranda Stopol on becoming a wilderness EMT; Sofi Leroux on the remote Nemaiah Valley; Ellie Swanson exploring the Khumbu; and Brett Cherry on “10048, 9/11 Filmmaking, and What It All Meant to Me.”
- Thursday, May 16: 1:45 p.m., Wayne Poulsen with “An Artist’s Mission: On Brick Lane”; Paige Riedinger on “The Dreamtime—Art as a Written Language”; Zach Lindahl on “El Camino de Santiago—Preserving One’s Culture”; Ben Kanellitsas studying traditional Romanesque and Gothic architecture; and Charlie Harder discussing “On the Way to Saint James.”
- Friday, May 17: 1:45 p.m., Chase Josey on “Backcountry Approach Ski Building and Entrepreneurship”; Laurel Fiddler on a fiction writer’s journey; Logan Shipley on the art of ski making; Gunnar Ohlson on “To the Arctic Circle”; and Maddie Caraluzzi with an in-depth look at America’s public education system.