Senior at DuPont Manual High School in Louisville, Kentucky
Benjamin Hanson is currently attending Western Kentucky University with the intent to double major in political science and economics. While in high school he was the captain of his school's Public Forum debate team. Over the last four years, Ben has been in out rounds at a number of national tournaments with his most notable accomplishments being octa-finals at the UK Season Opener and semifinals at the Milo Cup at Millard North. Last year, he was part of the first Public Forum team in Kentucky to fully qualify for the Tournament of Champions.Ben is passionate about politics. He is enthusiastic to be working with Capitol Debate this summer and can't wait to meet everyone!