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In Events, Scholars on March 21, 2016 - 10:55 am

And the Pi Day Contest Winner Is…

And the winner is… It’s a tie! The winners of the 2016 Pi Day Contest are…… Jefferson Johnson from Carter G. Woodson Elementary School in Crisfield, MD and Ezekiel Zaruba from Alta Loma Christian School in Alta Loma, CA! In March, we challenged our Carson Scholars, educators, and various math departments to show us how […]


In Events on March 11, 2016 - 9:31 am

Pi Day Contest!

How do you celebrate Pi Day? On Monday, March 14th, the Carson Scholars Fund will be celebrating Pi Day! Pi Day is not only Einstein’s birthday, but is a day to honor the mathematical symbol Pi (π), which is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. It is observed on 3/14 […]


In Events on March 1, 2016 - 9:52 am

Black Tie Baltimore

On Saturday, February 27, 2016, the Carson Scholars Fund got dressed up for a great cause! The event, Black Tie Baltimore, was held at the Baltimore Museum of Industry to support three educational nonprofits: The Carson Scholars Fund, The Midtown Academy and Teach for America. The evening started out with an open bar, a silent […]


In Events on December 11, 2015 - 10:15 am

12th Annual Pittsburgh Charity Auction and Cocktail Event

On Thursday, December 3 the Pittsburgh chapter of the Carson Scholars Fund hosted their 12th annual charity auction and cocktail event at The Andy Warhol Museum in downtown Pittsburgh.  Jerome Bettis, 2015 Hall of Fame Member, former Pittsburgh Steeler and longtime supporter of CSF, along with Dr. Alfonso Costa, president of the Pittsburgh CSF chapter, […]


In Events on December 3, 2015 - 1:34 pm

Giving Tuesday – BEST DAY EVER!

On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, charities across the nation celebrated Giving Tuesday – a global day of giving. For the past three years, the Carson Scholars Fund has been rallying old donors, new donors, board members, friends, family, social media users, etc. to participate in giving back to our charity in support of education. Because […]


In Events on October 22, 2015 - 2:59 pm

Fifth Annual Domtar Vendor Partnership Meeting and Charity Golf Event

Update: Thanks to the generosity of Independent Container Line, CSF will be receiving another $5,000. The grand total is now $160,000.00! The beautiful Ballantyne Hotel and Lodge was the backdrop for the Fifth Annual Domtar Vendor Partnership Meeting and Charity Golf Event. The event commenced Monday, October 19, 2015 with a reception and dinner with the Domtar […]


In Events, General, Reading Rooms on August 24, 2015 - 11:22 am

CSF Service Day for Our Schools

Last week, the CSF staff volunteered their time and energy at Norwood Elementary School, a Baltimore County Public School and Ben Carson Reading Room school. Norwood principal, Pat Goldys, had a clear vision in mind on what she wanted the CSF staff to help with. The first task was to paint large flowers, which included […]


In Events on June 25, 2015 - 3:32 pm

Volunteer Celebration!

Volunteers are vital in the success of the Carson Scholars Fund. It is because of their dedication and commitment that we are able to process and score the thousands of scholarship applications CSF receives annually. In addition, they also play an important role in the execution of our awards banquets and the Ben Carson Reading […]


In Events on May 29, 2015 - 11:54 am

2015 Pittsburgh Awards Banquet

With the Pirates playing the New York Mets and the Carson Scholars Fund’s (CSF) 11th Annual Pittsburgh Banquet, Heinz Field was teeming (pun intended) with excitement. The regal routine of entering through the club entrance, taking the special elevators to the second floor lounge and exiting into a world of starry wonder made all the […]


In Events on May 28, 2015 - 2:43 pm

2015 Battle Creek Banquet

The 13th Annual Battle Creek Carson Scholars Award ceremony was held at Battle Creek Central High School in their multipurpose gymnasium. Several hundred gathered to celebrate the high academic achievement of this year’s 27 new Carson Scholars and the 9 repeat scholars. Emcee, Terry Burleson, was the first to congratulate not only the scholars, but […]


In Events on May 7, 2015 - 10:26 am

2015 Maryland Awards Banquet

The 19th Annual Carson Scholars Banquet in the state of Maryland celebrated the bright and talented 178 new and 248 previous scholars! The event was held at Martin’s West, where families, friends, educators and sponsors came to celebrate the amazing accomplishments of our future leaders! Jennifer Gilbert, Emmy Award winning television news anchor at WBFF-TV, […]


In Events on May 7, 2015 - 9:35 am

2015 Chicago Awards Banquet

Emceeing for the third time, Dr. Sandy Goldberg, host of the series Food for Thought on local NBC affiliate News 5 in Chicago, opened the program with an earnest welcome. She commented on the stats of the scholars with there being 53 new and 55 repeat scholars from 10 states which included Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, […]


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