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Lauren Bensman

College Advancement Mentor

Lauren works as a College Advancement Mentor (CAM), helping graduates of Hamilton County Schools navigate their first year of college. She hopes to help all students realize and achieve their own definition of success.

Prior to her role as a CAM, Lauren worked with another PEF program, Project Inspire, as the Communications and Operations Manager. She earned a degree in Mass Communication from Georgia College and State University, where she graduated from the honors program and worked on student films. She fell in love with Chattanooga while interning at WTCI, and decided to make this city her home.

Lauren loves being outdoors and exploring all that this part of the world has to offer. However,her favorite type of day is one spent at home: with puzzles, games, her cats,and loved ones.