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Created in honor of Benjamin DeRose

In memory of Ben DeRose. The upper left logo is the high school he attended, Sanderson High School in Raleigh, NC. He excelled in academics as well as being a leader and an excellent wrestler.

Ben was pursuing a degree in Microbiology at NC State. He received his degree posthumously.

While at NC State, Ben was a member of the Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity and mentored younger members.

Ben played soccer with the Capital Area Soccer League from age 5 to 14.

Ben was confirmed in the faith at Hope Lutheran Church at age 12. He wrote an essay about his faith. He said Philippians 4:13 helps him through daily challenges and that once in a lifetime accident.

Submitted by Lanette, Donor Mother

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