Category: Reading Rooms

In Dr. Benjamin Carson, General, Scholarships, Uncategorized on August 1, 2023 - 1:07 pm

Novelist James Patterson and World-Renowned Brain Surgeon, Dr. Ben Carson, Collaborate to Support Scholars Attending HBCUs

James Patterson and Dr. Ben Carson, two prolific authors, philanthropists and educational advocates have partnered to provide a scholarship opportunity to further education for students who have already received the prestigious Carson Scholarship award. Patterson has generously committed $600,000 to the pilot program which will be called the Patterson HBCU Scholarship for Carson Scholars. Beginning […]


In Uncategorized on October 17, 2022 - 10:19 am

Cullowhee Valley School in Cullowhee, NC Reading Room Opening

Students at Cullowhee Valley School in Cullowhee, North Carolina are “Diving Into Reading.” On Monday, October 10, the students, staff and special guests gathered to celebrate the opening of their Think Big Reading Room. During the ceremony, the day’s musical selections centered on reading. The Cullowhee Valley School seventh and eighth grade chorus sang “When […]


In Reading Rooms on October 17, 2022 - 9:11 am

Cullowhee Valley Reading Room Opening by Candy Carson

It was a thrillingly happy day for EVERYONE at Cullowhee Valley School in western North Carolina! So much so, that when you walked into the vestibule, even the life-size bronze statue of their mascot, Cully the Wolf, might have been wagging his tail and winking his eye…when he thought no one was looking! (If you […]


In Reading Rooms on October 17, 2022 - 9:00 am

Palm Beach Public Elementary Reading Room by Candy Carson

Palm Beach Public Elementary Reading Room Palm Beach Public Elementary School was the first public school built on the island of the city of Palm Beach, Florida!  And the year 2021 marked the school’s 100th anniversary (1)!! Last year, Covid restrictions prevented celebrations, but the school and community found another way to celebrate! The opening […]


In Reading Rooms on October 13, 2022 - 11:45 am

Candy Carson’s Perspective of October Reading Room Openings

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In Reading Rooms, Recent Press on October 10, 2022 - 12:53 pm

The Ben Carson Reading Project Receives Sponsorship for Six Reading Rooms in Palm Beach County

On Thursday, October 6, 2022, the Carson Scholars Fund (CSF) opened its 258th Ben Carson Reading Room at Palm Beach Public School. This accomplishment was made possible due to the generosity of the Harvey Oyer family and the Crowell and Frisbie family. Dr. and Mrs. Ben Carson were in attendance for the ribbon cutting ceremony […]


In Reading Rooms, Recent Press on February 3, 2022 - 2:22 pm

250th Ben Carson Reading Room Opens at Henderson Elementary

“This is gonna be the best summer ever! We’ll ride down every road, see the whole world together! It’ll be amazing!” – Luca Paguro The Carson Scholars Fund’s 250th Ben Carson Reading Room, located in Midland, Texas, is inspired by the 2021 Disney Pixar movie “Luca.”  The backdrop of this reading room is the picturesque […]


In Uncategorized on December 15, 2021 - 9:50 am

December 2021 Newsletter

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In Reading Rooms on December 5, 2020 - 5:25 pm

2020 National Day of Reading

The CSF’s 15th Annual National Day of Reading event was unlike year’s past.  This year’s event, held during the week of November 16th, was “supersized” and showcased three stories by children’s author Andrea Beaty.  The stories included:  Ada Twist, Scientist; Iggy Peck, Architect: and Rosie Revere, Engineer.  The event kicked off with a special video […]


In Uncategorized on November 23, 2020 - 9:16 am

2020 National Day of Reading

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In Reading Rooms on June 11, 2020 - 7:11 am

Palm Beach County Chapter Inspires Young Readers

The Palm Beach County Chapter always knew the secret to inspiring a love of reading is to provide young children with access to high-quality, interesting and educational books.  For the past 6 years this diverse group consisting of individuals, businesses and foundations has provided opportunities for Palm Beach County Schools to create vibrant, relaxing reading spaces dedicated […]


In Reading Rooms on May 5, 2020 - 2:44 pm

“Stellaluna” Story and Activity Pages

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