Student Stories

Read about some of our student experiences at IoB! 

Will, Age 13

Will has participated in six Islands of Brilliance sessions. The level of his work skyrocketed when he teamed up with IoB volunteer and Core Creative Director Jerry Higgins.


Jake, Age 10

(VIDEO) Jake shows off his prodigious creativity while telling the origin story of “Baba, Jake and Super Goat” with help from his mother Jen and IoB creative collaborator Erin Doty.


Christian, Age 15

Christian has participated in five Islands of Brilliance sessions, each time teaming up with his mentor and creative collaborator Neil Kloppenborg.


Mackenzie, Age 14

Mackenzie, age 14, participated in the Spring 2014 session of Islands of Brilliance.


Miguel, Age 16

Miguel, age 16, participated in in the Fall 2013 session of Islands of Brilliance.


Gabe, Age 13

Gabe has participated in six sessions at Islands of Brilliance over the last three years, each time working with his mentor Nate Fehlauer.