Hibbing Elks Lodge Student of the month for October was Patrick Degnan. He is 17 and a senior at Hibbing High School. He is the son of Susan and Tim Degnan. Patrick is a six-year member of the HHS swim team and has been a member of the cross country team during his sophomore through senior years. He is also a percussionist in the high school band and pep band. Past activities include serving as the manager for the girls swim team and playing on the tennis team for three years.
He is involved in Key Club and Teens Against Drugs and Alcohol (TADA). He volunteers his time with the Central Mesabi Medical Foundation’s Golf Classic and the Fairview Range Health Expo. Patrick is a member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, golf, downhill skiing, and spending time with family and friends.
His future plans are to attend Hibbing Community College and then transfer to a four-year university.