Lawson Benfield

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Major: Finance & Banking, Risk Management and Insurance

Year: Sophomore

Hometown: Apex, NC

Leadership Position: Canned Food Drive Campus Coordinator


Campus Involvement: XC & Track and Field, Leadership Educators 

Best Boone Hike or Outdoor Spot: Fire Tower or Trashcan Falls

Best Place on Appalachian's Campus: Solarium or Howard's Knob Patio

Favorite Quote: 

"To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift" - Steve Prefontaine


Contact Us

McKinney Alumni Center
553 Blowing Rock Rd
Boone, NC 28608

Phone: (828) 262-7758



Summer Wisdom
Assistant Director of Alumni Affairs
McKinney Alumni Center

Phone: (828) 262-7758

Sarah Garrow
Associate Director of Admissions for the Campus Visit Experience
John E. Thomas Hall

Phone: (828) 262-3125