Andrew Bryan Farnen Fund Awards Brenna Boland

The Farnen family recently awarded Brenna Boland with the Andrew Bryan Farnen Fund for Gifted and Talented Youth, a component fund of the Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc. Andrew’s family created this fund in memory of him and his love for both the arts and sciences. They hope the grant fosters the imaginations of young people who likewise have a passion for knowledge, artistic expression, mathematics or computer science/technology. The annual grant assists students with the purchase of musical instruments, art supplies, computers, books and other educational materials or programs.Farnen grp-19-1Brenna Boland is a junior in the dance program at Barbara Ingram School for the Arts and has participated in the Spring All School Musical for three years. She has completed master classes in all dance styles, including modern, jazz, ballet, tap, hip hop and contemporary. Brenna also takes dance at a studio outside of school, where she teaches ballet and tap to kids 2-9. She plans to use her $1,800 grant to help pay for challenging summer intensives at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy or the Open Jar Institute.

Pictured: Bryan Farnen, Laura Rittenhouse, Elizabeth Beachley, Justine Beachley, Brenna Boland, Ryan Beachley, Mary Ellen Beachley, Helen Farnen, David Beachley & Tori Beachley.