2017-02-16 / Inside Education
Benson named band student of month
Gail Vanderslik, the director of the Mariposa County High School Grizzly band, announced Ryker Benson as the student of the month for January. Benson is 17 years old and a junior. He is the son of Chad and Severe Benson. He sits as first chair trumpet of the band. His grandfather encouraged him to play at a very early age. When he was old enough he joined band in the third grade.