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Centennial Scholars

Benjamin Byerly

Wilson College of Textiles exterior view

Benjamin Byerly – from Erwin, NC graduated from Triton High School. Because of Ben’s hard work and dedication he graduated number two in his senior class. While maintaining straight A’s, Ben was heavily involved in Student Government, working his way up to senior class President. He was also involved with Big Brother Big Sister club, the Very Special Arts Fair, and an annual canned food drive. Ben also participated in his high school’s track, football and was a conference champion in wrestling; earning all academic conference awards each season for each sport. Ben intends to study Polymer Color Chemistry with a concentration in Medical Science and further his education to become an orthopedic surgeon.