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Benny Cooper
Hometown: Oxford, NC
Major: Sociology

Benny Cooper

Benny Cooper

Plans for next year: Two years of teaching, New York City Teaching Fellows

Favorite class: Education 201, because it theoretically and practically addressed many problems facing our public education system

Most meaningful experience: 2008 Wake Alternative Spring Break in Stephens, Arkansas

What one thing has changed most about you: The lens through which I view the world

Words of advice for incoming freshmen: Build relationships with the faculty

What will you miss most: The professors

What do you most look forward to after graduation: Helping transform the education system

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