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County: Greenbrier

High School: Greenbrier West High School

GPA: 3.79

Activities and achievements: Ben is an active member of his school's leadership team, which involves students and teachers from several area high schools along with graduates of the Greenbrier Military Academy. Ben runs cross country and is on the school's wrestling team. As a junior, he qualified to wrestle at the state level. He also represented Greenbrier West this past summer at the West Virginia Governor's Honors Academy. 

Plans: Ben's goal is to become a dentist. He plans to attend West Virginia University next fall as a student in the Honors College. He wants to get his undergraduate degree in chemistry and then enroll in WVU's dental school.