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Lee County/Florida

Chapter Spotlight

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Lee County/Florida Chapter in 2016:

  • 67 New Carson Scholars in 2016
  • 126 Recognized Scholars in 2016
  • 461 total Carson Scholars in Florida

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Lee County/Florida Chapter News

2016 Lee County, FL Awards Banquet:

2015 Lee County, FL Awards Banquet:

The soothing, oceanic aquamarine waves rolling in to caress the sand captured the sights of the guests through the long bank of windows spanning one entire side of the Harborside Convention Center of Fort Myers, Florida. This gorgeous vista, witnessed by all as they checked in to attend the 7th annual Florida Carson Scholars Banquet, is a very tangible representation of the limitless possibilities open to the newest Carson scholars! Read more.

Photos from the 2015 Lee County, FL Awards Banquet

2014 Lee County Banquet Highlights

Around 600 academic enthusiasts gathered in Bonita Springs, Florida at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa for the Annual Carson Scholars Awards Ceremony in the state!  This is the largest assemblage of scholars ever in Florida!  And it is the first time “repeat scholars” were honored. Read more.

In the Media

66 Carson Scholars honored in Bonita Springs
NBC 2 News, May 2016
Carson Scholars, new and previous, were awarded at the 2016 Florida Awards Banquet in at Hyatt Place Coconut Pointe in Bonita Springs, FL.


Scholar Spotlight

Erika Dennison

Erika is a 12th grade student at Fort Myers High School in Fort Myers, FL. Erika is a member of the Heath Occupation Students of America, Interact Club and Pay It Forward Club. She is also a member of various honor societies including the English, Math, Science and Social Studies Honor Societies. She enjoys playing the violin, running, reading and creating videos. Erika volunteers at a local hospital in the general medicine department assembling admission kits, assisting doctors and nurses with different tasks, checking up on patients, gathering information folders for patients and renovating the reception area. She also serves as a student tutor in the areas of math and science, and volunteers at the Ronald McDonald House.