Profiles of HBCU Excellence: Spelman Valedictorian Deaweh Benson
Today’s profile is new Spelman College alumna Deaweh Benson, the valedictorian of the Class of 2012.
A graduate of Northwestern High School in Hyattsville, Md., Benson served as a residential adviser, Writing Center tutor, executive editor of the Spelman Spotlight, and public service chair of the Eta Kappa Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. at Spelman. She also interned with Coca-Cola Refreshments, BET and Exxon Mobil Community Summer Jobs Program; was named a national winner in the Executive Leadership Council’s “Wealth of Diversity” essay contest; and participated in The PhD Project, a program designed to encourage minorities to pursue business doctoral studies. She is a Vicki R. Palmer Scholarship recipient and sixth-place winner in the Executive Leadership Council National Essay Competition.
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