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Study of the American Experience

Erin Benz

Class of 2016

Starr Center Student Associate

Erin Benz hails from Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, and will be graduating in 2016 as an American Studies major. As a Quill and Compass scholar, Erin was able to spend her pre-orientation trip aboard Chestertown’s own schooner, the Sultana, where she made many friends and many more great memories. During the summer of 2013, Erin was awarded a Comegys Bight Fellowship at the National Constitution Center. 

Major/Minor
American Studies major
Campus Involvement

As a member of Phi Alpha Theta and the history club, Erin has also participated in numerous history-related events such as the Blitz Ball and the Townball Tournament. She also plays percussion in the Symphonic Band and Jazz Ensemble during her “free” time. Erin became a Starr Center associate during her sophomore year and plans to stay at the Center for the rest of her student career.