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In Scholars on June 1, 2016 - 9:34 am

Then and Now: Alumni Spotlight – Lauren Berkhouse Roop

Lauren Berkhouse (Roop) is a 2002 and 2005 Carson Scholarship recipient who graduated from Catoctin High School in 2006. Lauren earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology and biblical studies from Grove City College and a master’s degree in biblical counseling from Westminster Theological Seminary. While at Grove City College, Lauren served as a resident assistant […]


In Scholars on May 26, 2016 - 10:02 am

Then and Now: Alumni Spotlight – Kylie Lan Tumiatti

Kylie Lan Tumiatti, a 2-time Carson Scholar, graduated from Melbourne High School in 2014. She is currently a sophomore at Seton Hall University double majoring in international relations & diplomacy and modern languages. At school, she coordinates different programs serving the community as a member of the Division of Volunteer Efforts (DOVE). Kylie Lan has […]


In Scholars on May 18, 2016 - 9:21 am

Scholar Spotlight – Brent Dyer

Brent Dyer, a 3-time Carson Scholar, is a senior at Ooltewah High School in Ooltewah, Tennessee. This fall, he will attend Florida College in Temple Terrace, Florida where he will study business administration and Biblical studies. In school, he serves as Class Representative, and is a member of Model UN, Math Club, World Languages Club, […]


In Scholars on March 23, 2016 - 10:23 am

Scholar Spotlight – N’Jhari Jackson

N’Jhari Jackson, a 2016 Carson Scholar, is an 8th grade student at The Paideia School of Tampa Bay. In school, N’Jhari is a member of the Paideia Brain Bowl Team and the Math and Chinese Olympic Teams.  He is an ambitious student who pursues his dreams and encourages others to do the same. Aside from […]


In Events, Scholars on March 21, 2016 - 10:55 am

And the Pi Day Contest Winner Is…

And the winner is… It’s a tie! The winners of the 2016 Pi Day Contest are…… Jefferson Johnson from Carter G. Woodson Elementary School in Crisfield, MD and Ezekiel Zaruba from Alta Loma Christian School in Alta Loma, CA! In March, we challenged our Carson Scholars, educators, and various math departments to show us how […]


In Events on March 11, 2016 - 9:31 am

Pi Day Contest!

How do you celebrate Pi Day? On Monday, March 14th, the Carson Scholars Fund will be celebrating Pi Day! Pi Day is not only Einstein’s birthday, but is a day to honor the mathematical symbol Pi (π), which is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. It is observed on 3/14 […]


In Scholars, Scholarships on March 4, 2016 - 12:25 pm

Announcing the 2016 Carson Scholars!

2016 marks the 20th anniversary of the Carson Scholars Fund. What began in 1996 with awarding 25 scholarships has grown to a scholar network of over 7,300 students! This year also marks our largest year yet in awarding scholarships. Over the past few months, CSF volunteers have been working hard to review the thousands of […]


In Events on March 1, 2016 - 9:52 am

Black Tie Baltimore

On Saturday, February 27, 2016, the Carson Scholars Fund got dressed up for a great cause! The event, Black Tie Baltimore, was held at the Baltimore Museum of Industry to support three educational nonprofits: The Carson Scholars Fund, The Midtown Academy and Teach for America. The evening started out with an open bar, a silent […]


In Scholars on February 24, 2016 - 9:09 am

2016 Scholarship Payout Information

Scholarship Payout Information As the school year comes to a close and many of you are preparing for college, it is important to understand our scholarship payout process. Scholarship monies are paid directly to the college or university at which you will be a student. Payouts can only be done after verifying that you have […]


In Scholars on February 18, 2016 - 10:05 am

Scholar Spotlight – Ionie Banner

Ionie Banner, a five-time Carson Scholar, is an 11th grade student at Penn Hills Senior High School. Impressively, Ionie was named as the September “Generation NEXT” by the Pittsburgh Courier. Generation NEXT highlights the positive contributions of an African American youth—male or female—in the community. Ionie not only succeeds in the classroom, where she earned […]


In Scholars on January 26, 2016 - 10:07 am

Then and Now: Alumni Spotlight

Kevin Williams, Jr., a 6-time Carson Scholar, graduated from Pittsburgh Science and Technology Academy in 2015. He is currently a freshman at the University of Pittsburgh, where he plans to major in biology or neuroscience. Kevin not only succeeds in the classroom, but continues to volunteer in his community. Kevin volunteered for the 27th Annual Gatorade/Steelers […]


In Reading Rooms on January 4, 2016 - 11:22 am

Lights, Camera, Impact! Video Challenge

And the winner is….. And the winner of Lights, Camera, Impact! Video Challenge is…..Archbishop Borders School in Baltimore, Maryland! In November, 2015, the CSF issued a challenge to all reading room schools to demonstrate how the Ben Carson Reading Room impacts their school. The winning video was produced by the Archbishop Borders seventh grade class […]


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