Simon preparing to fly into the future


Last updated 5/21/2020 at 12:11pm

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Niwot senior Simon Carson will be pursuing a commercial pilot's license after graduation.

Carson Simon has experienced an event that not many high schoolers can relate to. In January 2018, Simon and his father were in a single engine airplane accident due to an engine failure at Longmont's Vance Brand Airport. Simon suffered multiple injuries, including a concussion and a hairline fracture in his back, but he made it out alive. The Niwot High School student was swimming for Silver Creek High School's combined boys squad four months later.

Simon is one of the more remarkable components of the class of 2020. "It shaped me. It makes me appreciate what I have going for me now," Sim...

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