Ben Press is a senior at James Madison High School. He has been an active leader both at the school and county levels since his sophomore year. Ben has served FCPS as a delegate on the Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council and as the Student Representative on the School Health Advisory Committee, where he has focused on issues of student health and wellness. Ben was the Hunter Mill District participant in the School Board Leadership Cohort in 2013-2014. Outside of FCPS, Ben works as a student representative with multiple advocacy organizations including Real Food for Kids and the Fairfax County Council of PTAs. At Madison, Ben serves as a member of the Student Government, a peer tutor, and the DECA Chapter President. He is also a member of the National, History, French, and DECA Honor Societies. Ben is an Eagle Scout and has served as the Lodge Chief of the 4,000-member Amangamek Wipit Lodge of the Order of the Arrow, Scouting’s Honor Society, and as a youth member of the National Capital Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America’s Executive Board. In his free time, Ben enjoys skeet shooting, biking, hiking, camping, traveling, and speaking French.
Current term expires 6/30/2016
December 17, 2015