A student perspective for BOE

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SWR High School senior Brennan Gorman will represent his peers as the ex-officio student member of the Board of Education.

Brennan will serve a one-year term as the student board member and will attend regular meetings with the elected board members where he will present his report of activities and events at the high school. He was elected to the position by submitting an application to the administration.

As the voice of his peers Brennan is looking forward to being the student liaison.

“I want to bring a student perspective to the Board of Education,” he said. “I hope my experience will help achieve a more positive environment for our students.”

In addition to his new role as a nonvoting Board of Education representative and being a successful, well-rounded student, Brennan is the senior class president, student government president, chapter president of Best Buddies, vice president of the Tri-M Honor Society and a member of the National Honor Society. He is also part of the school’s Natural Helpers program. A musician, he plays baritone saxophone in both the pit orchestra and the jazz band. He is also a thrower on the track and field team, is on the varsity soccer team and plays club soccer with the Sound Beach Stampede team. In his spare time, he volunteers with Special Olympics and for the second consecutive year, will help out at the local annual Patriot Run.