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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.

Carson Scholars Fund Has Been Busy!!

The Carson Scholars Fund has been keeping busy over the last week and half! Since last Wednesday, we have opened a new Reading Room and celebrated the 2014 Carson Scholars at two Awards Banquets over the weekend!

On Wednesday, April 9th, Dogwood Elementary School in Baltimore, Maryland opened its Ben Carson Reading Room. Stay tuned for more information on the opening and an article from our co-founder Mrs. Candy Carson.

Scholarship Payout Information

As the school year comes to a close and many of you are deciding on college and determining financial aid, we thought it would be helpful to share with you our scholarship payout process.

Washington Jackson Elementary Opens A New Ben Carson Reading Room

Tuesday, April, 8 2014 marked the grand opening of a brand new Ben Carson Reading Room at Washington Jackson Elementary School in Wichita Falls, TX.  Stay tuned for more about the opening with a blog from our co-founder, Candy Carson.

Congratulations 2014 Maryland Carson Scholars!

What an amazing evening honoring our 2014 Carson Scholars! On Sunday, April 6th, 2014 the Carson Scholars Fund gathered at Martin’s West in Baltimore for the 18th Annual Awards Banquet. Legendary newscaster Sam Donaldson served as Master of Ceremonies.  Guests heard inspiring remarks from Kirk Cameron, television and film actor; Aubrey Chernick, philanthropist and technology entrepreneur; and Brooks Robinson, All-Star third baseman for the Baltimore Orioles.  Most important, congratulations to all of our new and returning scholars for a job well done!

Attention Scholars!!

Tweet at Carson Scholars Fund during any of the 2014 Awards Banquets using #CSFawards.

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Triumphant Trek back to Georgia Tech!

A chilly but sunny Wednesday brought 39 previous Carson Scholars and their families back to Georgia Tech along with 48 new scholars to celebrate their high academic achievement and humanitarian qualities.

On Wednesday, March 26th, nearly 270 people were in attendance including Carson Scholars, parents, teachers, and community members.

Rush Limbaugh and the Brave Pilgrims

Thanks to the generosity of Rush and Kathryn Limbaugh all 110 Ben Carson Reading Room schools will receive a copy of Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims.  This time-travel novel is sure to entertain and teach young people about American history.  Thanks Rush and Kathryn for supporting the Ben Carson Reading Project.

And the winners are…..

It’s that time again!! Over the past couple of months, Carson Scholars Fund volunteers have been hard at work combing through the thousands of applications that came in applying for the prestigious honor of becoming a Carson Scholar and receiving a scholarship to their future college or university. 

Dr. Benjamin Carson High School of Science and Medicine Opens a New Reading Room

Thanks to design and labor support from IKEA of Canton, Dr. Benjamin Carson High School of Science and Medicine (BCHS) celebrated the opening of the new Ben Carson Reading Room on Wednesday, February 26 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.  The BCHS Reading Room is the 101st reading room established across the country by the Carson Scholars Fund (CSF). Learn more here.

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