Share this page with...

w/ friends or family via email

or share via social networks

Media and Current Events

Carson Scholars Fund in the News

Baltimore schools celebrate reading with Ben Carson Reading Day
WMAR, November 2015
Baltimore area schools celebrated the event to raise awareness of the importance of everyday leisure reading.

Carson Opens School Reading Rooms
South Florida Times, October 2015
Grove Park Elementary School and Westward Elementary School in Palm Beach County, FL open their Ben Carson Reading Rooms!

Ben Carson Reading Room Opens at Bakerfield Elementary School, October 2015
On Monday, October 5, Bakerfield Elementary School held a grand opening celebration of its Ben Carson Reading Room, thanks to the generosity of Stack & Store Mini Storage and the support of the Carson Scholars Fund.

Adventist Academy senior named Carson Scholar
Thousand Oaks Acorn, September 2015
Newbury Park Adventist Academy senior Jasmine Westerdahl has been named a 2015 Carson Scholar.

Dr. Ben Carson’s scholarship program affecting lives in West Michigan
WWMT, September 2015
Carson Scholars Fund helping and awarding scholarships in the Battle Creek area.

Boca Raton Elementary opens Dr. Ben Carson Reading Room
WPTV, September 2015
Children at Boca Raton Elementary School have a new oasis and place to read — their Ben Carson Reading Room.

Phillip C. Showell Student wins Carson Scholars Fund Award
Coastal Point, June 2015
Brynn McCabe, fifth grade student at Phillip C. Showell Elementary School, was named a 2015 Carson Scholar.

New Canaan girl named Carson Scholar
New Canaan Advertiser, May 2015
Caroline Sarda, a junior at Lauralton Hall has been recognized as a 2015 Carson Scholar.

Dulaney High junior named Carson Scholar [Lutherville-Timonium]
The Baltimore Sun, May 2015
Caitlyn Battle-McDonald of Dulaney High School was named a 2015 Carson Scholar.

31 Anne Arundel County Public Schools Named 2015 Carson Scholars
Annapolis Patch, April 2015
Ten first-time winners and twenty previous winners were named Carson Scholars in Anne Arundel County Schools.

PVHS Student Recognized for Academic Achievement, Community Service
Cecil Whig, April 2015
Sixteen year old Perryville High School sophomore, Christen Dodson, earned her seventh consecutive scholar status from the Carson Scholars Fund.

Students Named 2015 Carson Scholars
SoMdNews, April 2015
Scholars, from Maryland and the surrounding areas, were celebrated at the Maryland Awards Banquet on April 19, 2015 at Martin’s West in Baltimore, MD.

Carson Scholars Total 164 in Lee County; awards Saturday
News-Press, April 2015
The Carson Scholars Fund honored 164 students in Lee County, and the surrounding area, at the Harborside Event Center.

Ben Carson Speaks at Scholarship Luncheon at UTC
Times Free Press, April 2015
Students were honored at the Carson Scholars Fund awards banquet at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

2015 Carson Scholars
WDEF News 12, April 2015
The 2015 Chattanooga and Atlanta Carson Scholars will be honored at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga on Sunday, April 12, 2015.

Pomona Unified’s Allison Elementary reading room designed to instill love for reading
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, March 2015
A new Ben Carson Reading Room opened at Allison Elementary School in Pomona, CA. The room in the first such facility at a Pomona Unified School District campus.

Longview elementary school opens a Ben Carson Reading Room
KEDM, March 2015
Ware Elementary in Texas is one of six schools in the state to have a Ben Carson Reading Room.

Longview elementary receives Ben Carson Reading Room
Longview News-Journal, March 2015
The addition of the reading room was made possible by the Ben Carson Reading Project and Carson Scholars Fund.

New Chapter to Encourage Reading at Edmondson Heights Elementary
Baltimore Sun, February 2015
The Hillendale Country Club Ladies’ Book Club provides funding to create a Ben Carson Reading Room for Edmondson Heights Elementary to encourage reading for pleasure.

Grammy Winner Highlights Joint Fundraiser
Palm Beach Daily News, February 2015
Grammy Award Winner, Gloria Gaynor, highlighted the 2015 Palm Beach Gala supporting two amazing charities, the Carson Scholars Fund and the Paley Foundation.

Renowned neurosurgeon speaks at Pittsburgh Carson Scholars Fund auction
TribLIVE, December 2014
Dr. Ben Carson speaks at the Pittsburgh Carson Scholars Fund charity auction at the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Memorial Elementary 1-2 Campus Holds Card Workshop
Hometown life, November 23, 2014
Memorial Elementary 1-2 Campus holds a holiday card workshop to raise money for Ben Carson Reading Room books.

Reading Rooms Open in Detroit
Click On Detroit, October 2014
This video covers the opening of two Ben Carson Reading Rooms in Detroit, MI.

Allamanda Elementary School Reading Room Opening
CBS12, October 2014
The Palm Beach County Chapter of the Carson Scholars Fund created a Ben Carson Reading Room for the school.

The Durfee Elementary-Middle School opens Ben Carson Reading Room
DPS, October 2014
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 in honor of their school’s reading room opening.

Dr. Carson Featured as 2005 Champion Giver
Philanthropy magazine, October 2014
Dr. Ben Carson is featured in Philanthropy magazine’s 2014 edition as the 2005 Champion Giver. This feature touches upon his incredible accomplishments, the Ben Carson Reading Rooms and Carson Scholarships.

Quitman Upper Elementary Debuts Ben Carson Reading Room
WTOK, September 2014
The first Ben Carson Reading Room in the state of Mississippi opened at Quitman Upper Elementary.

Books Continue to Offer that Magic Carpet Ride
Frederick Magazine, September 2013
Wolfsville Elementary School is set to become the first location in Frederick County for a Ben Carson Reading Room, joining 90 other sites nationwide.

VIDEO: Our Scholars
Education Channel 77, July 2013
The video highlights the many talented Carson Scholars in the Baltimore City Public Schools system.

Dr. Ben Carson: Beyond the Scrubs
WBAL, June 2013
As part of a five-part series, Dr. Ben Carson visited the Carson Scholars Fund office and sat down with WBAL’s John Patti to talk about his upcoming retirement and the Carson Scholars Fund.

Forward thinking: How the Carson Scholars Program grooms the leaders of tomorrow
Maryland Life Magazine, April 2013
Excerpts of Maryland Life’s print feature on Dr. Carson, the Carson Scholarship Program and the Ben Carson Reading Program are available online.

Baltimore’s biggest philanthropists reveal what motivates them
The Baltimore Sun, January 2013
Dr. and Mrs. Carson talk on their desire to give back to others.

Subscribe to Our Newsletter