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Senior Spotlight

Brock Benton

In what grade did you start at Charlotte Christian?
I started at Charlotte Christian in fifth grade.

How has Charlotte Christian impacted you or made a difference in your life? How has Charlotte Christian prepared you for life after graduation?
Charlotte Christian has taught me the importance of perseverance in times of adversity and how hard work will always prevail.

What are your favorite subjects at Charlotte Christian and why?
Math – I think our school has an amazing math department. Throughout my entire CCS career, they have made the journey through different math classes challenging and fun. 

Is there a Charlotte Christian teacher, staff member or coach who had a significant impact on your life and why?
Coach Bryant Young. Coach Young was my defensive line coach at Charlotte Christian and has taught me so many lessons along the way. Not only how to become better at the sport of football, but also the importance of being humble and thankful for the gifts that I have been given, working hard even when nobody is watching, and how to care for everyone no matter how difficult it may be.

Favorite CCS memory:
Junior year Windy Gap

Favorite FLIK Lunch: 
General Tso’s Chicken 

What are three things you must do in your lifetime?
1. Buy a ranch.
2. Go to a concert at Red Rocks.
3. Attend a Super Bowl in person.

What are the top five accomplishments you are most proud of? i.e. academic, co-curricular or athletics are you involved with, including leadership roles, both in and out of school? Please include service/volunteer activities along with any job that you might have.
1. Receiving the opportunity to play football at Duke University.
2. Being chosen as Athletic Prefect.
3. Beating Providence Day School after a 22-point deficit in football.
4. Making the academic honor roll my whole high school career.
5. Attending Harvard Model Congress.

Have you earned any honors or awards such as academic honors, honor rolls, athletic awards, fine arts honors, etc.? Have you been selected to attend special conferences or events?
National Honor Society
Football All-Conference 2nd Team, twice
Academic Honor Roll (grades 9-11)
Harvard Model Congress
Prefect Retreat at the Billy Graham Training Center

What colleges have you applied to, been accepted or committed to?
I am going to play football at Duke University and plan to study something in the medical field.

Class of 2023