MIDDLEBURY-Ian Brennan is a sophomore from Mount Abraham Union High School currently enrolled at Hannaford Career Center in his second semester of Pre-Tech Visual Communications. He is the son of Bonnie and Kevin Brennan of Monkton. His high school and community activities include varsity men's lacrosse, band (bass clarinet), playing bass and electric guitar, participation in the United Way Days of Caring and the Food Drive at St. Ambrose Church in Bristol.
Brennan hopes to enroll in another program at the Hannaford Career Center and remain involved in lacrosse and volunteering. He hopes to attend a four-year college and focus in the area of graphic design and illustration.
Brennan is working to establish himself as an independent graphic illustrator. He is an avid snowboarder and is interested in marketing his designs to snow and skate companies in Vermont and beyond. Already, he is working with 802 Snowboard Company and carries a few of his designs in their online store. Brennan will also be assisting with local distribution and has been commissioned to do more design work for 802 Snowboard Company.
Brennan was nominated for Student of the Month by teacher Lisa Rader. He has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to excellence and service learning as a first year student at Hannaford Career Center.