Cordillera Class of 2015

Recognizing the High School Seniors of Cordillera Ranch


 Joshua Beall

Son of Angelique and John Beall

Memorial High School, Houston

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What college will you be attending?

Austin Community College and later transfer to UT Austin or possibly Baylor.

Why did you choose that college?

To make better grades for the Freshman year.

What career are you hoping to pursue?

Marketing, Sports Management or Entertainment

Other than college, what else would you like to do after High School?

I would like to take another Mission Trip with my dad, become a certified scuba diver and learn how to play golf.


Kathleen Ann Childs

Daughter of Lisa and Matt Childs

Boerne High School 

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What college will you be attending?

The University of Arkansas

Why did you choose that college?

I chose to go to The University of Arkansas because of the beautiful campus and town, special programs that allow me to have the opportunity to fully excel in not only academics, but also lifelong leadership skills, and the overall feel of the welcoming and exciting atmosphere the campus gives off due to the student school pride and involvement.

What career are you hoping to pursue?

Physical or Occupational Therapist for special needs kids

Other than college, what else would you like to do after High School?

I plan on attending graduate school to fully earn my degree in Physical or Occupational Therapy so I can pursue my career.


Taylor Coleman

Daughter of Claudine and Tony Coleman

Claudia Taylor Johnson High School

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What college will you be attending?

Arizona State University, full golf

scholarship

Why did you choose that college?

I chose that college because of its golf team record and the coaches.

What career are you hoping to pursue?

Physical Therapy

Other than college, what else would you like to do after High School?

Other than college, I hope to play in the LPGA.


Brian Michael Cook

Son of Mary and Michael Cook

Geneva School of Boerne

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What college will you be attending?

Texas A&M University

Why did you choose that college?

I feel, for me, it is the best school in Texas.

What career are you hoping to pursue?

Petroleum Engineering

Other than college, what else would you like to do after High School?

I want to do Missionary work, travel and hunt.

 

 


Brittany Felice Coster

Daughter of Christi and William Coster

The Winston School of San Antonio

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What college will you be attending?

Providence Place of San Antonio

Why did you choose that college?

I think it will prepare me for a career.

What career are you hoping to pursue?

I would like to be an Early Childhood Teacher.

Other than college, what else would 

you like to do after High School?

I want to continue to volunteer with the animal shelter.

 


Kelsey Livingston Coster

Daughter of Christi and William Coster

Boerne High School

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What college will you be attending?

University of Alabama

Why did you choose that college?

I choose Alabama because I loved the campus and people there.

What career are you hoping to pursue?

Interior Design

Other than college, what else would you like to do after High School?

I hope to continue my volunteer work with kids with disabilities.


Davis Andrew Dunn

Son of Tara and Todd Dunn

The Woodlands High School, The Woodlands

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What college will you be attending?

Purdue University. Go Boilermakers!

Why did you choose that college?

I chose Purdue because of their engineering program and available scholarships.

What career are you hoping to pursue?

Chemical Engineering

Other than college, what else would you like to do after High School?

Following graduation, I plan on taking a family vacation and spending time with friends.


Ben Escobar

Son of Melody and Herb Escobar

The Atonement Academy, San Antonio

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What college will you be attending?

John Paul the Great Catholic University

Why did you choose that college?

It provides many opportunities in California to pursue my dream of filmmaking.

What career are you hoping to pursue?

Film Producer/Director

Other than college, what else would you like to do after High School?

I would like to impact the culture for Christ through media production High School Awards: Winning first place in state music competition for original instrumental performance on the ukulele, third place for electric guitar, and fourth for acoustic guitar.


Annie Laurie Victoria Gibson

Daughter of Stephanie and Reed Smith

Westlake High School, Austin

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What college will you be attending? 

The United States Naval Academy

Why did you choose that college?

Throughout my life, I have loved and admired my grandfather who served in the United States Air Force and then later was head of manufacturing for the V-22 Osprey program at Bell Helicopter. Through our relationship, I developed a strong interest in becoming a leader and in serving my country with the potential of flying aircraft or serving in whatever capacity my talents will have the greatest impact. The Naval Academy also gives me the opportunity to participate in a Division I Varsity Woman’s Rowing program for which I was recruited.

What career are you hoping to pursue?

I plan on pursing a Mechanical or Aeronautical Engineering degree. My dream is to eventually fly the V-22 Osprey in honor of my grandfather.

Other than college, what else would you like to do after High School?

I hope to spend as much time as possible with my family and on June 10th, I leave for a week with my crew team for Florida to compete in The 2015 Youth National Rowing Championships.


Luke Hendry

Son of Tory and Gary Hendry

Boerne High School, 

Summa Cum Laude

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What college will you be attending? 

The University of Texas at Austin

Why did you choose that college?

I chose The University of Texas at Austin because of its academic excellence. I plan to double major in Journalism and Economics, and The Moody College of Communication and College of Liberal Arts are both ranked nationally. I would like to pursue a career in Broadcast Journalism and the Longhorn Network will allow me to have first-hand experience throughout my undergraduate studies. Another reason I chose to be a Longhorn is because of the diversity.  Lastly, I love sports. The University of Texas will continue to be a dominating school in athletics. Whether it be going to football games with 101,000 other Longhorn fans or interviewing athletes for Longhorn Network, UT is the place for me.

What career are you hoping to pursue?

I plan to pursue Broadcast Journalism. I have loved watching sports and news anchors since I was a very young and have dreamed of being a broadcast journalist. I plan to be an anchor for a national broadcast someday. My love for sports, news, politics and the world have continued to motivate me to become a respected journalist who can inform our citizens of important news and information.

Other than college, what else would you like to do after High School?

After high school I plan to Intern with as many networks as I can and learn more about the industry. Another passion I have is travel.  I would like to continue to explore new countries and cultures.  I also, plan to continue my golf career. Even though I will not be playing competitively in college, the game I have grown to love will always be a priority.


Madison Kidd

Daughter of Andrea and Scott Kidd

Boerne High School

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What college will you be attending? 

Texas Tech University

What career are you hoping to pursue?

I am undecided.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 Hannah Kaylie Moyer

Daughter of Dr. Laura Givens and Mr. Scott Steele 

San Antonio Christian High School

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What college will you be attending?

Texas Christian University

Why did you choose that college?

I fell in love with the campus, the academic rigor, the huge array of different student organizations and extracurricular activities available, and the overall environment at TCU when I toured it and attended a football game.

What career are you hoping to pursue?

Nutritional Science, eventually becoming a dietician

Other than college, what else would you like to do after High School?

Other than college, after High School I want to get a part-time job, get involved in a youth group or bible study and enjoy my time with family.


Sarah Nicholson

Daughter of Michelle and Iain Nicholson

Boerne-Samuel V. Champion High School/Boerne Academy

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What college will you be attending?

Northwest Vista

Why did you choose that college?

Community college seems like a good place to go for students such as myself that are still searching for the most suitable career path.

What career are you hoping to pursue?

Sports Medicine or Psychology are my two main career options.

Other than college, what else would you like to do after High School?

I would like to attain a job that actually feels appropriate for my preferences and is much easier to enjoy. I want to purchase my own dependable vehicle and eventually move out on my own.


Cara Irene Rickert

Daughter of Traci and Greg Rickert

Boerne High School

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What college will you be attending?

Maryville University in St. Louis, MO

Why did you choose that college?

Collegiate tennis, the Forensic Psychology/Criminology Program and a Global Scholars International Program offering a double major at the end of four years.  I will be attending Oxford in England this summer to work on my first semester hours under the Global Scholars Program.

What career are you hoping to pursue?

Criminal Profiler with the FBI

Other than college, what else would you like to do after High School?

Travel the world and continue doing mission trips, and obtain the last 11 highpoints in the United States (I have already submitted 39 out of 50 states’ highpoints).


Brent Schwarz

Son of Dawn and Jeff Schwarz

Regis Jesuit High School, Aurora, Colorado

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What college will you be attending?

Rice University

Why did you choose that college?

I like the size, the academic atmosphere, the proximity to home and I’ll get to play baseball there.

What career are you hoping to pursue?

Something in engineering

Other than college, what else would you like to do after High School? 

I’d like to play baseball for as long as I can, though I know that’ll end. After that, I want a family and a job that I love.


Palmer Wenzel

Son of Pam and Rusty Wenzel

Boerne – Samuel V. Champion High School

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What college will you be attending?

Texas A&M

Why did you choose that college?

It has a strong Physics Department and because other friends are going there.

What career are you hoping to pursue?

Physics / Engineering

Other than college, what else would you like to do after High School?

I want to enjoy the summer, and possibly play baseball in college.


Tess Willis

Daughter of Natalie and James Willis

Boerne-Samuel V. Champion High School

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What college will you be attending?

Longwood University

Why did you choose that college?

Longwood University’s tennis coach made an offer to me to compete on their NCAA Division 1 Level Women’s Tennis Team.  It has been my goal for years to play competitive college tennis so I feel honored to be a part of their team this fall.

What career are you hoping to pursue?

I am hoping to pursue a career in Computer Programming and possibly earn a teacher’s certification in teaching computer science to students wishing to go into the same field.

Other than college, what else would you like to do after High School?

My plan after high school is to compete in many tennis tournaments and achieve a high enough rank to start competing in higher level tournaments. Tennis has been my passion since I was 13 and I want to see how far I can go in competing and taking it to the next level. Going pro is not an easy task, but in my opinion it doesn’t hurt to try and shoot for the stars, especially if it’s something you love doing.

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