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  • 2013 EQT Students of Excellence

    2013 EQT Students of Excellence

    The EQT Students of Excellence Scholarship Program honors high school seniors from throughout West Virginia who are making a difference in their communities.
    The EQT Students of Excellence Scholarship Program honors high school seniors from throughout West Virginia who are making a difference in their communities.

County: Wirt

High School: Wirt County High School

GPA: 4.05

Activities and achievements: Ben is a member of both the marching and concert bands and serves as the low brass section leader. He has been a featured soloist and helped arrange music for performance. He is a tutor for the GEAR UP program and is in the art club, the science club and the math honors club. He has competed in math field day, state-level social studies fairs and quiz bowl. He is the senior patrol leader of Boy Scout Troop 30 in Elizabeth and recently achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. 

Plans: Ben wants to join the marching band at Marshall University, where he hopes to major in computer and information technology. He wants to develop video games.