Senior Spotlight: Ben Achammer


Name: Ben Achammer

University: Illinois State University

Activities/Leadership: Chess Team (Co-Captain), Newspaper (Editor-in-Chief), South Spoken Literary Magazine (Co-President), Sinfonia Orchestra (Viola Section Leader, ILMEA), Pit Orchestra for Shrek the Musical, Future Tiger Educators, Random Acts of Kindness Club, NHS, Illinois State Scholar, 2020 Dukane Literary Festival 1st place category in Short Fiction

Quote: When asked what advice he had for freshmen, Achammer responded,”Don’t be afraid to go out of your comfort zone – the most rewarding moments in your life are the ones when you try something new and even a bit scary.”