Monroe's Jesse Bennett

Jesse Bennett, a senior at Monroe Area High School, will travel to Dallas soon for an international 10-under-20 guitar contest to determine the best young guitarist amongst a global field of competitors. Stephen Milligan photo | The Walton Tribune

Jesse Bennett took up guitar at age 7 because he was having trouble learning to tie his shoes.

Now, a decade later, he’s headed to Texas as a proven guitar vituoso trying to prove he’s among the best in the world.

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Good Luck! Win or lose, I hope it is a great experience for you!

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