Young Alumni Achievement Award



2012 Winner: Ben Helson, a 2009 Bethel graduate, is the guitarist for bluegrass sensations Rhonda Vincent and the Rage. Helson has played guitar for the Larry Stephenson Band, and he was a member of the highly esteemed Kentucky Thunder, led by 13-time Grammy award winner Ricky Skaggs.

Helson is finishing his fourth year of singing and playing the guitar with Rhonda Vincent and the Rage. He travels over 200 days a year. When he is home, he is heavily involved with his church, Grace Center. Helson and his wife, Danielle, are recent graduates of his church’s school of ministry. Helson is also Director of the Renaissance Bluegrass Band.


Previous Young Alumni Achievement Award Winners

2005 Vince Edwards
2006 Kay Wood
2008 Dr. Carl Freeman

2009 Brad Truitt

2010 Tina Tuggle
2011 Danny Ray Martin