Alumni News & Class Notes

Martin Gerdin creating a glass fish

Flecks of Sparkle

By Heath Hignight | July 15, 2021

Ten Years after Graduation, glass artist Martin Gerdin ’11 Finds His Niche For some, fly fishing is a pastime, something fun to pursue on a long weekend or camping trip…

2021 Dream Project Award Recipients

By Aimee Yllanes | June 2, 2021

Every year, students from the Roaring Fork Valley who exemplify 5Point’s guiding principles are awarded scholarships and a chance to explore their personal boundaries while living their own best adventure.…

Tobin Sanson ‘11

By Tim O'Keefe | April 14, 2021

Hometown: Carbondale, Colorado Currently Residing in Los Angeles, California Education (course of study/degree, institution):  studied film for a few years at Brooks Institute of Photography (no longer exists haha) Occupation:…

Bella Rettenwander ‘16 Researches #VanLife

By Tim O'Keefe | April 14, 2021

Hometown: Key West, Florida< Currently Residing in  Durango, Colorado Education: Current Anthropology major, minoring in Business Administration and Tourism/Hospitality Business at Ft. Lewis College Occupation: Student, researching #vanlife You’re currently…

Bubbles, Butanol and Bacteria: A Fascination with Fermentation Inspired Nick Harris ’06 To Found Innovative Businesses

By Heath Hignight | April 14, 2021

Sunny spring weather invites us all to reconnect with the outdoors. Trees, flowers, and thousands of other lifeforms emerge, and we’re reminded of the interplay of chemistry, biology, physics, geology,…

Samuel Kaufman ’11 in Five Minutes

By Heath Hignight | March 6, 2021

Hometown:  Aspen, Colorado Residing in: Los Angeles, California Education:   BFA, Fine Art/Studio Art, Cooper Union; M. Architecture, Southern California Institute of Architecture Occupation: Architectural Designer at MILLIØNS What have you been up…

New Cultures, New People: Virginia Sher Ramadan ‘70

By Heath Hignight | January 18, 2021

Law Professor and Diplomat Reflects on Our World and the Impact of CRMS   Raised in west L.A. but loving the outdoors after years attending a summer camp in Trinity…

Satomi Sugaya ’02 Excelling in Artificial Intelligence Field

By Heath Hignight | December 27, 2020

Hometown: Yachiyo, Ibaraki, Japan Currently Residing in: Boulder, Colorado Education: BA, Physics, Lewis & Clark College; MS, Physics, New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology; Ph.D., Physics, University of New Mexico Profession/position: Postdoctoral Fellow…

Liz '00 and Quinn Smith

Liz (Johnston ) Smith ’00 in Five Minutes

By Heath Hignight | December 15, 2020

The Basics: Hometown: Palo Alto, California Currently residing in: Juneau, Alaska Education: BA, Economics, Earlham College; J.D. Vermont Law School You recently launched a new legal practice in Estate Planning.…