High school: Seaholm High School

GPA: 4.220 weighted / 3.875 unweighted

Parents/guardians: Mary K and Jim Benton

College you plan to attend: Penny W. Stamps College of Art and Design at the University of Michigan

Major: BFA in art and design

Career plans: Writer, illustrator, and filmmaker

Most influential teacher: Mrs. Fitzgerald at Covington Middle School


2 Year President of Seaholm National Art Honors Society

2 Year member of National Honors Society

Event Coordinator for Seaholm’s Artumn and Bazart festivals, which showcased student artists and musicians and raised money for the DIA and the organization Art Road

Recipient of the Dale Truding Award from Covington Middle School in 2012

Writer of a one-act play (“Habits”) in Seaholm’s 2016 One Act festival

Director of a (different) one-act play (“2 Lies and a Truth”) in Seaholm’s 2016 One Act festival

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