Student Senate Spotlight – Ben Morrett

Meet the person behind the position! Student Senate Spotlight is a fun way for us to showcase our members of Senate and for you to get to know them a little better! This week in the Spotlight:

Ben Morrett – College of Arts and Sciences Academic Senator

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Year In School: Junior

Major: BCMB

Hometown: Chariton, IA

Campus Involvement: Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity, Big Brothers Big Sisters at Drake

What made you join Student Senate? “I found it interesting how Student Senate operated and thought I would be a good candidate able to think and make decisions from multiple perspectives. ”

Hobbies/Interests: Playing sports, games, lifting, traveling, running, impromptu napping, impromptu snacking

Favorite Book(s): “I can’t read.”

Favorite Movie(s): Shawshank Redemption, Inception, Elf

Favorite TV Show(s): The Office

Quote to Live By: “Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the tangy juiciness that life is made of.” -Ben Franklin

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