Ben Siegel

Ben Siegel

  • Position: Admissions Advisor & Recruiter
  • Phone: (425) 352-3221
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Territory: Seattle Public Schools (outside of Cleveland, Franklin, Garfield, and Rainier Beach), South King County, Everett to Bellingham, and Central WA

Hometown: Seattle, WA

Education: Roosevelt High School, B.A. in Geography at the University of Washington Seattle

Favorite Movies: "Lord of the Rings," "Inception" and the Bourne movies.

Favorite TV Shows: "Game of Thrones," "The Office," and "House of Cards." I also watch a lot of sports.

Favorite Books: "The Boys in the Boat"

Favorite Sports Team: I’m a big fan of UW’s football and basketball teams but I really enjoy watching volleyball, soccer and track and field as well. Go Dawgs!

“Success is a journey, not a destination. The doing is often more important than the outcome.”
-Arthur Ashe

Favorite Restaurant in Bothell: Alexa’s Café. I’m a big fan of sandwiches and Alexa’s has some great options. My favorite is the Roasted Vegetables on Ciabatta.

Favorite College Experience: Volunteering and working at local high schools with the UW Dream Project. I also really enjoyed playing intramural sports including basketball, tennis, volleyball and soccer.

Favorite WA Activity: Running on the Burke-Gilman Trail, playing soccer with friends or swimming in Lake Washington on a nice summer day.

Main Attraction at UW Bothell: Discovery Hall and the Wetlands.

Advice for High School Students: Get involved at your high school and in the community.  It’s an exciting time to pursue something you are passionate about or discover something completely new.

Fun Fact: I like bird watching. It's amazing how many birds you can see on the UW Bothell campus!