Kathryn Benson graduated from Middlebury College in 2013 with a B.A. in Neuroscience and Global Health. As an undergraduate, Kathryn established a space for students to use creative materials, was active in student government and residential life, and spent a summer doing jellyfish research. She grew up in Mount Vernon, Washington. Kathryn participated in MiddCORE during her senior year, and she has loved being a part of the MiddCORE team ever since.
Little known fact: His Holiness the Dalai Lama held Kathryn’s hand while he answered some questions during his 2012 visit to Middlebury College. She could not stop shaking because she was so nervous.