Mikaela Magnant, the Swanton Arts Council intern, is currently a senior at Missisquoi Valley Union High School in Swanton, Vermont. Growing up in Franklin, Mikaela has always had an interest in the arts through studio art as well as music. She plays the flute and has taken multiple art courses at MVU. Presently, she is the Vice President of the new National Arts Honor Society at the school. Her media of choice are pencil, acrylic paints, and watercolors. She is planning to attend college in the fall of 2016 for a degree in communications and journalism.