Benjamin Gaebel is a lifelong resident of Bancroft and attended NHHS where he developed an interest in painting during his Grade 12 Art Class. His talents soon became known and he continued to develop his skills. He has been recognized in The Bancroft Art Gallery juried shows. Several pieces of his work grace the walls of local homes and businesses. He is actively involved in local sports and coaching and volunteers with youth programs in the area. Benjamin is currently attending Trent University as he pursues his Education Degree.