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In Scholars on September 13, 2019 - 11:03 am

Meet Enzo Santillan, Our CSF Newsletter Design Contest Winner

Meet our newsletter design contest winner, Enzo Santillan, a 3-time Carson Scholar from Chicago, Illinois. Enzo is an 8th grader whose hobbies include playing soccer, coding, drawing, building with Legos and playing video games. He is also a member of his school’s student council and National Junior Honor Society. Enzo, who has loved to draw […]

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In Uncategorized on September 6, 2019 - 7:04 am

Meet Keanna, the Carson Scholars Fund’s Newest Staff Member

Keanna recently joined the Carson Scholars Fund staff as its West Coast Program Coordinator. Keanna is a graduate from Towson University where she studied Business Administration with a concentration in Legal Studies. She has always had a passion for helping and impacting others, and she believes this is the perfect place to do so. She […]

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In General on September 3, 2019 - 11:00 am

Calling All Interested Volunteers!

The Carson Scholars Fund is always looking for volunteers during the scholarship and awards banquet seasons. Between the months of January and May we have a multitude of projects happening simultaneously and we would not be able to successfully work through these projects without the help of outstanding volunteers. Volunteers have the opportunity to: Score […]

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In Events on September 3, 2019 - 10:38 am

#GivingTuesday: SAVE THE DATE to SAVE THE WORLD!

In preparation for the holiday season, there are two days for super deals: Black Friday and Cyber Monday. But on #GivingTuesday, we have a chance to become superheroes by supporting our MARVELOUS Carson Scholars! Why is this so important? #GivingTuesday is a powerful global giving movement that has been built by individuals, families, organizations, businesses […]

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In Reading Rooms on September 3, 2019 - 10:16 am

L.R. Green Elementary School Opens Think Big Reading Room

Escondido Union School District, in conjunction with the Carson Scholars Fund, celebrated opening of its first Think Big Reading Room at L.R. Green Elementary. Students were beside themselves with excitement and ready to blast into a reading adventure in their new space- themed reading room that is nestled in the corner of their library. L.R. […]

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In Scholars on August 27, 2019 - 2:02 pm

Carson Scholar Brent Dyer Creates BohemianBowTies

Carson Scholar Brent Dyer knows bow ties. Here, Brent reveals the inspiration for his creations.  Way to go, Brent! While my entrepreneurial side believes in the value of good quality, as a person, I am very cheap.  When I was in high school, they started allowing us to wear button-ups as part of the dress […]

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In Scholars on August 21, 2019 - 9:37 am

CSF Hall of Fame Applications Open Now!

Four years ago, the Carson Scholars Fund implemented a new program, The Hall of Fame. The CSF Hall of Fame is comprised of Carson Scholar alumni who continue to accomplish extraordinary achievements and represent our mission – demonstrate success and excellence in the work force, excel academically, and make significant contributions in their communities. This […]

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In Events on August 16, 2019 - 10:41 am

Second Annual CSF Summer Fundraiser a Success

The Carson Scholars Fund held its Second Annual Summer Fundraiser on Thursday, June 20, 2019 in the Historic Savage Mill Great Room. Our hosts this year were Tudy and Steve Adler, Merlynn and Ben Carson, Jr., and Leslie and Kevin Hollins. DJ Tee supplied upbeat music, and food was provided by five local vendors. This […]

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In Reading Rooms on August 8, 2019 - 11:54 am

Keiller Leadership Academy Opens Reading Room

Keiller Leadership Academy in San Diego, CA, joined our 200 plus reading room school partners in May when the team cut the ribbon to their brand new Think Big Reading Room. The woodland forest-themed reading space sits prominently in the school’s library and is decorated with lively green trees and plants, bucket seats, and log […]

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In Scholars, Uncategorized on July 8, 2019 - 3:51 pm

Meet Carson Scholar Ryan Brady

Despite hearing impairments being the most common birth defect, affecting three to four of every 1,000 newborns, there seems to be a lack of resources. Children born with hearing impairments are more likely to face problems such as bullying, social isolation and educational challenges. Thirty percent of children with a hearing impairment leave school functionally […]

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In Uncategorized on June 27, 2019 - 3:40 pm

Meet 2019 Carson Scholar Melanie Zhou

Sometimes all we need is to start a conversation.  Melanie Zhou, a 2019 Carson Scholar, and the other students of ThunderRidge High School in Highlands Ranch, Colorado were faced with several tragedies, leaving the community off-balance, struggling with figuring out how to pick up the pieces. These issues took a toll on their mental health […]

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In Uncategorized on June 6, 2019 - 9:10 am

Meet Ally, CSF’s Summer Intern

Ally recently joined the Carson Scholars Fund staff as its marketing intern for the summer.  She is going to be a senior at Towson University, where she studies Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing.  She is very excited to be joining CSF to gain experience in the marketing field and see the difference that […]

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