Scholar Spotlight

Ben Hoffmann '17

Ben Hoffmann '17

As the expression goes, "If you want something done, ask a busy person."This statement is particularly true of senior Assisi Scholar, Ben Hoffmann who is a three-sport athlete, teaches Sunday School at Our Lady of the Rosary parish, is on Student Senate, is in the National Honor Society, and the Planeteers Club.In those few minutes when he is free, Ben plays Ultimate Frisbee and likes to fish.Currently, Ben is competing for an Offer of Appointment to The United States Military Academy at West Point and the United States Air Force.He plans to study mechanical engineering.

As an Assisi Scholar, Ben went to Assisi and Rome this year.According to Ben, "Going to Italy with the people I've spent the past four years with and seeing the places St. Francis and Clare walked and worked was phenomenal.It was such a unique experience where I got to grow in faith, friendship, and culture."