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Carson Scholar launches clothing company

Hello, my name is Jarvis C. Veira, and I am 2004 Carson Scholar! 

Last year, I graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Science in Fiber Science and Apparel Design specializing in Menswear. Initially, I began at Cornell as a pre-med student, but I soon realized that my true dream was to become a Menswear designer and start my own clothing company.

Then and Now: Alumni Spotlight

This feature of Then and Now: Alumni Spotlight is focused on Tanaira Cullens, a 2001 Carson Scholar. Tanaira Cullens was vigorously involved in extracurricular activities throughout her time at Roland Park County School. She was the president of the Black Awareness Club and the Gospel Choir. In addition, she was a member of the Chorus and the National Art Honor Society.

One Vote Available for Free Online - Limited Time Only!

A special message from Dr. Ben and Candy Carson:

We wrote an ebook on how important the power of one vote is, as well as what a privilege and responsibility it is to make sure that we exercise the special power that so many Americans have died for!  In the ebook, One Vote, websites are presented so voters can find out the following:

1. who their representatives are

Thank you to the Neff Historical Foundation!

What do Abraham Lincoln, Clara Barton and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. have in common? In addition to helping to shape our country, these innovators are part of a historical book collection being donated to reading room schools, courtesy of the Neff Historical Foundation, located in Carlsbad, California. This week, reading room school partners are receiving a wide assortment of fiction and non-fiction history books guaranteed to bring American history to life.

How Schools Can Support a Scholar

The goal of the Carson Scholars Program goes beyond instilling an early interest in college early on and assisting with the costs of college.

Then and Now: Alumni Spotlight

This feature of Then and Now: Alumni Spotlight is focused on Christine Neff, a two-time Carson Scholar. Christine graduated from Westmar High School in 2000 as valedictorian of her class.  She was not only enthused about meeting Dr. Ben Carson, but was equally inspired to write her college application essay about her experience meeting him.

Speechwriter Opening at Johns Hopkins

The Office of the President at Johns Hopkins University is looking for a speechwriter who can find and tell great stories that will reach diverse audiences, who possesses talents for writing and editing in a fast paced environment, and who thrives on collaboration.

Norwood Elementary's Pat Goldys chosen as BCPS Principal of the Year

Congratulations to Norwood Elementary School's principal, Patrice Goldys, who was chosen as Baltimore County Public School's (BCPS) 2014-15 Principal of the Year. Prior to becoming principal of Norwood Elementary School, Ms. Goldys worked as a BCPS teacher at Sandy Plains Elementary School in 1980 and as a principal at Villa Cresta Elementary School from 1995-2004. The BCPS Superintendent, Dallas Dance, noted that "the enthusiasm that Pat Goldys brings to her work is infectious." For more information on Ms.

CSF gives back!

Yesterday, the CSF staff volunteered their time and energy at Margaret Brent Elementary/Middle School, a Baltimore City Public School and Ben Carson Reading Room school. The staff helped to organize books, stuff backpacks of school supplies, clean-up the playground and even add some stenciled hopscotch to the playground.

Thank you Margaret Brent staff for welcoming CSF. View pictures from the event here.

Fall 2014 Payout Checks Have Been Mailed

Fall 2014 payout checks have been mailed to colleges. Almost 400 payout requests were received.  To date, the Carson Scholars Fund has proudly paid out over $3.6 million to colleges and universities on behalf of our amazing scholars.

Carson Scholars who requested a payout for the fall semester will be receiving confirmation of their request in the mail this week.

Please contact Katie, or 410.828.1005 with any questions.