Bates and Studebaker Named Benjamin Logan Seniors of the Month


The Benjamin Logan High School has named their May Seniors of the Month, Georgia Bates and Graham Studebaker.


Georgia Bates is the daughter of Brad and Mikki Bates of West Mansfield.

School activities and awards: Basketball (1st team CBC, 2x 2nd team CBC, Team Grit and Team MVP Awards), Volleyball (Hustle Team Awards), Cross Country (3x 1st Team CBC, Team Outstanding Runner), Track (10x 1st Team CBC, 2x CBC Player of the Year, 2x District Champion, Team Outstanding Runner), FFA (Greenhand and Chapter Degrees), Softball (Freshman Year), Student Government (Freshman/Sophomore), Class Vice President (Freshman), National Honor Society (Junior/Senior), CBC Honor Student, English Honda Breakfast Award (Freshman/Sophomore), Be a Raider Award (Government, English, Algebra)

If I were principal for a day: I would cancel classes and let everyone catch up on assignments.

Favorite school memory: 3rd grade overnight zoo trip.

People who have been an inspiration to me include: Individuals that are good at what they do.

Lately, I have been reading: Track results

My advice to parents: None, you’re doing great.

My biggest regret: Running on a stress fracture.

Next year I will be: Attending Baldwin Wallace University for Exercise Science and Nutrition while running Cross Country and Track.


Graham Studebaker is the son of Chad and Emily Studebaker of Bellefontaine.

School activities and awards: Soccer – Voted Mad River Player of the Year, 1st Team CBC, 1st Team All Miami Valley, 2x Team Captain, 4x Varsity Letter, 2nd Team CBC; Bowling – 1x Varsity Letter; Band, Jazz Band

If I were principal for a day: I would host a Brawl Stars tournament.

Favorite school memory: My buddies and I performing the WWE match at Raider Relay.

People who have been an inspiration to me include: My parents, siblings, and grandparents.

Lately, I have been reading: Reality is Not What it Seems by Carlo Rovelli

My advice to parents: Let your kids be kids while they can.

My biggest regret: Not riding roller coasters sooner in my life.

Next year I will be: Attending the University of Cincinnati majoring in Mechanical Engineering.