Benjamin Tashnick is a hardworking student who is currently in the CREST Sustainability program at Paradise Valley High School. He is 14 years old and is enrolled in all honors classes. He plays the alto saxophone in the school band as well as piano and trumpet. He enjoys playing sports such as baseball, basketball, and tennis. In his spare time he likes to do landscape photography, ride bikes, work out, play video games, read, and cook. Ben is part of the club Interact at PV. Interact is commited to helping those in need by running fundraisers, events, and getting donations. He joined Sustainability to do exactly what the class is called, to sustain. He hopes to help the world by finding new ways to kept things cleaner, find more efficent ways of going about everyday life, and to help the world sustain for future generations to come.