Telli Quinn '19 enrolled at IYRS with virtually no hands-on or design experience. Just three years later, she is an Industrial Designer at an innovative company and has launched a cookware line for a national brand that she designed from concept to production.
IYRS Alumni Spotlight - Meet Our Graduates
Coleman Walker '18 knew that a 4-year college was not the path for him. Today he designs and builds custom sportfishing boats for an exciting, young company.
Meet alumna Elena Soini ’17, Boatbuilding & Restoration graduate. She found her way to IYRS after a career in the Coast Guard. Today she’s an entrepreneur and small business owner with a passion for helping people ride the waves and enjoy the outdoors, using the skills she learned at IYRS.
Morgan Huntley '08 is first and foremost a maker. But he is one with entrepreneurial fire.
Will Sofrin '01 came to IYRS to learn how to restore historic wooden boats. His education has led him to so much more.
Meet John Gaffney '17 - Boatbuilding & Restoration. John took his passion for life around the water and turned it into a career he truly loves. Here's his story.