Kevin Benavente '20: Paying it forward from California to Gettysburg

Growing up in San Diego, Kevin Benavente '20 viewed the college search process as an opportunity to not only explore his existing academic interests, but also to venture beyond the state lines of California.

As a student at Gettysburg College, Benavente has made the most of his experience as a member of the football team, peer learning associate (PLA) for the economics department, a public address announcer for the men's and women's basketball teams, a community advisor (CA) for the Office of Residential and First Year-Programs, and a campus tour guide.

By being so involved on campus, Benavente made lasting relationships with peers, professors, and alumni. Thanks to the Gettysburg Network, he has secured a job months before his May graduation date.

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