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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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In General, Uncategorized on June 3, 2019 - 2:48 pm

Attention Scholars: Enter Carson Scholar Fund’s Newsletter Design Contest

Carson Scholars Fund Newsletter Design Contest RULES & ELIGIBILITY What is the contest? Our contest will accept submissions of new newsletter nameplate designs. We are looking for the most creative and original newsletter design which best represents the Carson Scholars Fund. Submissions will be judged on creativity, and all decisions will be final. Our nameplate […]

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In Uncategorized on May 6, 2019 - 1:40 pm

What Happens After the 23rd Annual Maryland Awards Banquet?

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In Uncategorized on April 18, 2019 - 9:48 am

California Dreams Come True

The sprawling Omni La Costa Resort in Carlsbad, CA played host to the 2019 West Coast Carson Scholars Awards Banquet on Saturday, April 13.  This year, 117 new Carson Scholars and 113 previously recognized Carson Scholars from Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Minnesota, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, and Washington were honored in sunny […]

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In Scholars, Scholarships on March 7, 2019 - 7:55 am

The results are in!  The 2019 Carson Scholars have been named!  

Each year we continue to be impressed by the remarkable applications submitted by students across the country.  Everyone who applied is an academic superstar and has much to be proud of.  This year’s applications were no exception and we are thrilled to share that the 2019 class of Carson Scholars is, once again, exceptional. Across […]

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In Reading Rooms on February 26, 2019 - 3:09 pm

Candy Carson Shares her Journey to 200th Reading Room Opening – Part 3

Co-Founder Candy Carson shares her reflections on her journey to open our 200th reading room.  The final stop was the grand opening of the 200th THINK BIG Reading Room. Last Friday, February 22, at Twin Oaks Elementary School, home of the ‘Coyotes” in San Marcos, CA the campus was overflowing with expectancy!  Southern California is […]

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In Reading Rooms on February 25, 2019 - 1:41 pm

Candy Carson Shares her Journey to 200th Reading Room Opening – Part 2

Co-Founder Candy Carson shares her reflections on her journey to open our 200th reading room.  The second stop was the opening of the THINK BIG Reading Room on February 21 at The Kavod Charter School in San Diego. Kavod is a dual language elementary and middle school.  Kavod, pronounced (kah-VODE) is the Hebrew word for […]

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In Reading Rooms on February 22, 2019 - 12:59 pm

Candy Carson Shares her Journey to 200th Reading Room Opening – Part 1

Co-Founder Candy Carson shares her reflections on her journey to open our 200th reading room. The first stop was the opening of the THINK BIG Reading Room on February 20 at The Learning Choice Academy – Chula Vista. After warm greetings from Ana Knudsen, administrator for the unique school, 11th grader Samantha Davila shared her […]

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In Uncategorized on December 6, 2018 - 12:12 pm

Celebrating Our Hall of Fame Class of 2019

In 2016, we began the Carson Scholars Fund Hall of Fame, inducting 20 remarkable Carson Scholar alumni whose lives and careers are an integral part of our history. The Hall of Fame is meant to celebrate outstanding Carson Scholar alumni who continue to represent the CSF’s mission – those who have demonstrated success and excellence […]

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In General on November 14, 2018 - 3:03 pm

Meet Jen, Carson Scholars Fund’s Scholarship & Communications Coordinator

Jen recently joined the Carson Scholars Fund staff as its Scholarship and Communications Coordinator. She comes to us from the world of education, in which she most recently served as Public Information Specialist for Southern York County School District in Glen Rock, PA. She is excited to join the CSF team and contribute her talents […]

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