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In Scholars, Scholarships on March 7, 2018 - 11:42 am

Introducing Our 2018 Carson Scholars

Each fall, the Carson Scholars Fund receives stellar applications from students across the nation. These students, who are nominated by their schools, consistently demonstrate kindness towards others and dedication to their academics that is above and beyond. We are thrilled to introduce you to the 2018 class of Carson Scholars: young men and women who are […]

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In Reading Rooms on March 2, 2018 - 1:50 pm

Reading Room Spotlight: Beaver Falls Middle School

Thanks to the Saxer Family Foundation, the reading room at Beaver Falls Middle School opened in May 2016 in Beaver Falls, PA.  Creators of the reading room at Beaver Falls used vibrant colors and three-dimensional decorations to create the jungle-themed room.  Vines and leaves hang from the walls and ceiling, and animals painted in the […]

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In Scholars on February 16, 2018 - 1:43 pm

Hall of Fame Reflection: Amanda Biederman

This blog is written by Amanda Biederman. Amanda is a 2018 CSF Hall of Fame inductee and a 2006 Carson Scholar who is currently pursuing her Ph.D. at Ohio University.  My Path to Graduate School, Antarctica and Science Writing I was first inspired to pursue a career in the sciences, ironically, in my eighth grade […]

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In Reading Rooms on February 1, 2018 - 2:07 pm

Reading Room Spotlight: Bonsall West Elementary School

Bonsall West’s reading room, sponsored by Mr. John Kendall, opened in April 2016. The school, located in Oceanside, CA, is outside of Camp Pendleton, the U.S. Marine Corps Base. Being so close to the military base, it was only fitting for the reading room to have a military theme. One of the most special things […]

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In Scholarships on January 26, 2018 - 2:20 pm

Donor Spotlight: John Sheppard

Carson Scholars Fund (CSF) friend and supporter John W. Sheppard is a third-generation native of Lee County, Florida. He graduated from the University of Florida with a BA Degree in 1953 and Juris Doctor Degree in 1956, serving as editor of the Florida Law Review while in law school. He entered law practice in 1956, […]

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In Reading Rooms on January 2, 2018 - 10:17 am

Reading Room Spotlight: Havre de Grace Elementary School

Thanks to a generous donation from Stack & Store, Havre de Grace Elementary was able to open their very own reading room in June of 2006. Reflecting on their waterfront community, the reading room chose a bay theme which features a wooden pier that runs the full length of one wall, complete with marine varnish […]

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In Scholars on December 20, 2016 - 9:14 am

Then and Now Alumni Spotlight: Da’Kuawn Johnson

Da’Kuawn Johnson is a two-time Carson Scholar who graduated from Baltimore Polytechnic Institute in 2013. Da’Kuawn is currently a senior at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) studying biochemistry & molecular biology and Spanish. He is in the process of applying to Medical Scientist Training Programs to pursue dual doctorate degrees (M.D. and Ph.D.). […]

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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 […]

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