Dr. Benton has been a part of CC Young since 1997, both working and living here. He says he loves his neighborhood and especially loves being by White Rock Lake. Dr. Benton attended Lon Morris College, where he earned an Associate’s degree in the arts and earned his BA and received the honorary Doctor of Humanities from Texas Wesleyan University. Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary is where he obtained his Master of Divinity, and Southern Methodist University's Perkins School of Theology, his Doctor of Ministry. Dr. Benton’s background includes serving as Pastor and Chaplain for Methodist congregations, sitting on the board at Methodist Hospital in Dallas, and serving as Board Chairman of the CC Young Foundation.
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He likes chocolate ice cream the best. He puts mustard, chili and onions on his hot dogs, and his favorite childhood breakfast cereal is very healthy oatmeal.