Sophomore at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky
Benjamin Hanson is currently attending Western Kentucky University where he is double majoring in political science and economics. While in high school he was the captain of his school's Public Forum debate team. Throughout high school, 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 has had success at various college Lincoln Douglas tournaments including octa-finals at the Gorlock Gala and the NFA-LD Grand Prix. Ben is passionate about politics. He is enthusiastic to be working with Capitol Debate this summer and can't wait to meet everyone!