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Ben Lippen teacher Joel Benefield

Mr. Joel Benefield

Teaches: Honors World History, AP European History, Psychology
Other Responsibilities: Head Tennis Coach

Mr. Benefield joined the Ben Lippen team in 2011. This June, he and his wife Peggy will celebrate their 32nd wedding anniversary. Congratulations, Benefields! They have two sons, Zach & Tuck, both of whom are graduates of Ben Lippen. In his free time, Mr. Benefield enjoys hunting, shooting, fishing, and hiking.

What is something most people don’t know about you?

I love to cook!

What do you love most about Ben Lippen?

The people!!! Colleagues and students!!!

What do you love most about teaching your students?

Their energy and sense of optimism.

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