Proceeds from the The SISU Challenge will help fund a scholarship for MTU Army ROTC Cadets in Memory of Benjamin J. Hall. The Benjamin J. Hall Memorial Scholarship was sanctioned in June 2009 to memorialize Benjamin Hall. Hall was a Social Sciences major and graduated from Michigan Tech and it’s Army ROTC program in ’05, and was a national ROTC Distinguished Military Graduate. Ben completed Airborne and Ranger schools and was serving as a Platoon Leader in the 173rd Airborne Brigade in Afghanistan in 2007 when he was killed in action. He was posthumously awarded the Bronze Star for heroism and the Purple Heart. Ben was the son of Army Colonel John Hall, Michigan Technological University ’75.