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Bridge Scholars Program


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Benjamin Benson

Bridge Scholars Program Coordinator
(478) 445-6293

Originally from Tifton, Ga, Ben Benson is a three-time graduate of Georgia College & State University, having earned his BA in Rhetoric in 2016, his MAT in Secondary Education in 2018, and his MA in English in 2023. He has previously worked as a high school teacher in Columbia County and a Teaching Fellow at GCSU where he taught English Literature and Composition. He is married to Beth Benson who also works at GCSU. In his free time, he can be seen reading, watching old foreign films, watching Tottenham Hotspur, and playing with his golden retriever, Rush.

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