Official CBS.com Survivor: Palau bio
page excerpts (1/26/05):
"Born and raised on a horse farm in Ambridge, Pennsylvania,
Ian Rosenberger attended Quigley Catholic High School in
Baden. While there, he lettered in soccer and spent his
summers as a camp counselor. He also volunteered his time
with the McGuire Home, an organization that helps children
with mental and physical disabilities.
Rosenberger will soon be a graduate of Pennsylvania State
University, where he majored in agricultural extension and
educational leadership. Last year, he served as the
president of the university's Undergraduate Student
Government and as Penn State's Homecoming King. Currently,
Rosenberger works as a dolphin trainer and dolphin-assisted
therapist for children with disabilities in Key Largo,
Florida. He was previously employed as an outdoor adventure
group dynamics facilitator, wedding disc jockey, street
performer at a major amusement park and construction worker.
Rosenberger enjoys being outside, playing good music with
his friends and reading. He describes himself as gregarious
and passionate. He is most proud of participating in Penn
State's Dance Marathon, the largest student-run philanthropy
in the world, where he did not sit or sleep for 48 hours and
helped raise $3 million for children with cancer.
Rosenberger is currently single and living in Ambridge,
Pennsylvania. He has one younger sister, Kahla (12). His
birth date is August 24, 1981."