Ben Nusbaum is the Master Gardener Association of Tippecanoe County's 2017 scholarship winner from lvy Tech Community College. Ben is from New Paris, lndiana in Elkhart County. He was a ten year member of 4H and a national Soil Judging Team member in FFA. Ben expects to complete his Associate Degree in Animal Science in May 2018. He has been accepted in the Pathway Program at Purdue Univer:sity and plans to begin studies there in Agriculture Sales and
Marketing in fall of 2018.
Ben's work history ranges from food service, campus security to landscaping. He was the Grand Champion in model rockets in 4H for Elkhart County and was in show and concert choirs at Fairfield JrlSr High School.