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Benjamin Webster

Member of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
When I was 11 years old, my town was hit with a snow storm. Struck with no power and an opportunity to earn money, I went out to shovel my neighbor's driveways. My neighbors were taken aback by my size and age but gave me the job because they recognized my initiative and ambition. In 3 hours, I was able to make over $120 by myself. Through this experience, I learned that I can not only make money but make a large impact in my community through business. This is where my love for business began. Today, I possess the same entrepreneurial attitude and am a driven, self-starter. I offer value through hard work, excellent teamwork, management, and leadership skills, and a strong desire to perform beyond expectations. I am currently an Honors Senior at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore studying Marketing. My professional interests include furthering businesses through strategic management and analysis. My experience includes a Marketing internship with John Deere, a fellowship with Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT), an Ambassador role as an with the US Department of Education and Thurgood Marshall College Fund, and a study abroad experience in Shanghai, China, and more. Currently, I am a White House HBCU All-Star, a Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) Student Ambassador and Scholar, President for Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences (MANRRS), and the President of Uniquely Defined. My recent honors include receiving the Thurgood Marshall College Fund: Altria Scholarship, the Exemplary Entrepreneur Scholarship from the PRT Reach Foundation, and the Award of Excellence from the School of Business and Technology. I am actively seeking employment opportunities and connections via LinkedIn.
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Benjamin Webster Inducted into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

Benjamin Webster of Beltsville, Maryland, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Webster wa...

February, 14 2017 - Verified by The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
White House HBCU-All Star at U.S. Department of Education
-1 of 73 HBCU All-Stars selected out of over 300 applications -Developing initiatives to address inequality at HBCUs -Provide outreach to students about the value of education and networking
August 2016 - Present
Student Advisory Council Representative at Maryland Higher Education Commission
-Voicing the concerns of students on my campus to the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) -Developing action plans and policies to address issues present in the higher education system
August 2016 - Present
Blogger at Thurgood Marshall College Fund
-Contributed blog posts to 365Black – a website created by McDonalds that is dedicated to African-American culture and community
February 2016 - Present
Student Ambassador at Thurgood Marshall College Fund
-Responsible for hosting campus-wide events to raise awareness about TMCF programs and opportunities -Personally handle the identification and recruitment of student talent on campus for available programs -Utilize presentation and interpersonal skills to create connections for promoting TMCF's brand
September 2015 - Present

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