Alumni News & Class Notes

The Sword She Bears

By Heath Hignight | April 18, 2022

Dr. Yolandra Gomez Toya ’84 provides health and cultural advocacy for Native Communities As a Native American pediatrician who also has a Masters of Public Health, Dr. Yolandra Gomez Toya…

Andres Rivera ’17 gives back to community working with college students

By Aimee Yllanes | April 1, 2022

Hometown: Santa Ana, CA Currently Residing in: San Diego, CA Occupation: STEM Retention Specialist, University of San Diego Student Support Services (SSS) Program Education: B.S. Computer Science & Mathematics, University…

Aisha Weinhold ’10, film festival founder, business owner, skimo athlete

By Tim O'Keefe | October 15, 2021

Hometown: Carbondale, Colorado Currently Residing in: Carbondale, Colorado Education: Prescott College (Environmental Studies Major, Adventure Education Minor) Occupation: Owner, Ragged Mountain Sports & Founder, No Man’s Land Film Festival, an…

Kelsey Freeman ’12 Tackles Tough Immigration Issues in First Book

By Tim O'Keefe | October 1, 2021

Kelsey Freeman’s first work of nonfiction, No Option But North: The Migrant World and the Perilous Path Across the Border, has gleaned several awards since being released in April 2020.…

Evelyn Huntington ’18 helps homeless children

By Tim O'Keefe | July 15, 2021

Hometown: Rapid City, South Dakota Currently Residing in: Boise, Idaho Education: Sarah Lawrence College (New York) Occupation: Took 2020-21 off to work with homeless children You took a year off…

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…