Archive - May 2012
The students of Thomas D. Korte Elementary, Fairmount Elementary, and Warford Elementary are already calculating minutes read in their new Ben Carson Reading Rooms.
The new Reading Rooms in these three Kansas City schools were sponsored by The Hearst Foundations.
After long deliberation, we have the winners from our Atlanta/Chattanooga and West Coast editions of THINK BIG.
From our Atlanta/Chattanooga contest the winner is Sheryl Sellaway. Sheryl correctly identified 30 out of 46 THINK BIG names. Sheryl is the Executive Director of Public Relations for the south area of Verizon Wireless.
CSF and Union Bank hosted the 3rd Annual West Coast Awards Ceremony at the Discovery Science Center in Santa Ana, California on Thursday, May 10th. With scholars ranging from Alaska to Idaho, the event honored 26 new and 27 recognized Carson Scholars.
Guests marveled at the various displays including gravity, tornadoes, waves, and currents as well as an enormous dinosaur model.
A new chapter began for the students of Johnsonburg Area Elementary School who opened their Ben Carson Reading Room on Monday, April 30th.
The school unveiled its new reading room, sponsored by Domtar, as a bright and cheerful environment that will provide a wonderful place for students to become engrossed in a book.
What an exciting day in Chicago! On Saturday, April 21st, Chicago held its inaugural Carson Scholars Awards Banquet. Celebrating the accomplishments of 26 new and 10 recognized scholars for their stellar academic achievements and community involvement, it was truly a day to remember!
Dr. Sandy Goldberg from WNBC 5 News hosted the event. She introduced Brenda Arteaga, 8th grader and 2012 Carson Scholar, who led the Pledge of Allegiance.
Pittsburgh celebrated its 8th Annual Carson Scholars Awards Banquet on Sunday, April 22nd. With nearly 600 people in attendance, this was the Pittsburgh Chapter’s largest banquet to date.
At the event, 91 new Carson Scholars and 138 previous Carson Scholars received recognition for their academic achievements and humanitarian qualities.
The 10th Annual Battle Creek Awards Banquet honored 37 new Carson Scholars and 20 previous Carson Scholars for their high academic achievement and humanitarian qualities.
On Friday, April 20th, nearly 400 people were in attendance including Carson Scholars, parents, teachers, and community members.
This past Sunday, nearly 1,200 people gathered for the 16th Annual Maryland Awards Banquet. The event honored 114 new and 373 recognized Carson Scholars from Maryland and throughout the Mid-Atlantic. This year’s scholars are truly an impressive group, and we were thrilled to meet so many of them this weekend!