Benjamin Whorf of Saint Stephen's
Sophomore Benjamin Whorf is in his first year as The Gauntlet's news editor at Saint Stephen's Episcopal School.
Outside the classroom, he is a member of the honor council, enjoys playing soccer for his school, is an avid runner and loves the outdoors.
He spent three weeks during the summer exploring the Trinity Alps of Northern California with a group called Adventure Treks.
Similarly, he has visited the Dominican Republic to teach Dominican children English.
Ben is a starter on a two-time state final four soccer team and the No. 5 runner on his state-qualifying cross country team.
He participates in advanced placement and honors classes and maintains a 4.0-plus grade-point average throughout high school.