Category Archives: Graduates

AJ Fazendin

Entrepreneurship Spirit CMC culinary graduate A.J. Fazendin launches Prescribed Spirits in Broward County, Florida. He’s custom distilling gin and breaking ground with an entrepreneurship partnership. An excellent martini gin, his recipe blends herbs and botanicals. He said it’s very fragrant, smooth and without overpowering juniper flavor. Read more in the Broward Palm Beach New Times

Eva Altermatt

Motivation and Confidence “The Outdoor Education Program at CMC made a great impact on my motivation, confidence and personal growth. The curriculum offered me the ability to gain skills in leadership, teambuilding, interpersonal communication, wilderness survival and first aid.” Eva Altermatt plans to continue her education at Fort Lewis College in Durango in the fall […]

Jesse Lamb

Personal Development “Attending school at CMC under the guidance of Dr. Bruce Kime, has been one of the more significant parts of my life concerning my development as a student, outdoor enthusiast and human being in general.” Jesse Lamb is a graduate of Colorado Mountain College Spring Valley Campus as of May 2010 with an […]

Emily Geraci

Leadership Values “As a student at Colorado Mountain College, I have found the career field that will continuously provide excitement and adventure for myself. The Outdoor Education program gives students extensive resources to grow personally and infuses individual leadership values; with far out field courses to practice and apply a wide range of skills.” Emily […]

Tyler Vaughan

World of Opportunities “Colorado Mountain College is where I first found my love for the outdoors. This school showed me what I was capable of. Before CMC, I didn’t know there was world of opportunities just waiting there for me.” Tyler Vaughan is currently involved in a Bachelor’s Program in Social Science at Ashford University. […]

Bobbie Robinson

Confidence and Skills “The CMC Outdoor Education Program has given me confidence and skills that will help me for the rest of my life, far beyond any rapid or peak.” Bobbie Robinson is currently involved with multiple recreation agencies working as a guide and instructor helping with many areas of outdoor related adventure and education. […]

James Skurpey

Knowledge, Power “Colorado Mountain College’s Outdoor Education program gave me the knowledge, power and intestinal fortitude to strive ahead in my higher educational goals and life’s experiences in today’s multicultural, fast pace, dynamic environment.” James Skurpey graduated from the Outdoor Education program in 2007. From there, he acquired a BA in Geography and Environmental Science […]

Amy Marino

Skills and Knowledge “With the skills and knowledge I have gained from CMC I have had the opportunity to work as a Mountain Coordinator for a local summer camp, as well as come back to CMC as an Instructor for some of their Outdoor Education courses!” Amy Marino graduated from CMC in 2008 and returned […]

Aaron Cousineau

Thorough, innovative, invaluable “When I decided to make a career out of cooking, I knew I had a lot of school options, and I couldn’t be happier about choosing Colorado Mountain College. The training I received at the CMC Culinary Institute was thorough, innovative, energetic and invaluable. It has paid off in ways unimaginable. Throughout […]

Greg and Diane Ambrose

Combing Work and Passion “We chose to attend the NRM program at CMC because it offered a combination of practical experience and more traditional classroom learning. The instructors also brought with them solid academic knowledge and extensive practical experience. This combination of practical and academic knowledge seems to be essential when getting jobs in the […]