The Carson Scholars Fund announced that 46 students in the Atlanta, Chattanooga and the surrounding area have been named 2014 Carson Scholars. Each year the fund recognizes a select group of high achieving students in grades fourth through 11th who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and humanitarian qualities. Students receive a $1,000 college scholarship award and the coveted honor of being named a Carson Scholar. In addition, 39 students have renewed their Carson Scholar status. These previous winners have maintained high academic standards and a strong commitment to their communities and are being recognized for their efforts. The recipients from your area are attached.
To celebrate their accomplishments, the Atlanta Chattanooga area scholars will be honored at the annual recognition awards banquet on Wednesday, March 26, at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center at 6 p.m. World-renowned pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. Benjamin Carson will deliver the keynote speech. The public is invited to be a part of this inspirational day. For more information on any of the annual banquets or to purchase tickets, visit the Carson Scholars Fund website at www.carsonscholars.org.
Anyone with questions about the Carson Scholars Fund, should contact Amy Warner, executive director of the Carson Scholars Fund, at 410 828-1005 or by email at email@example.com.
To date, the Carson Scholars Fund has awarded 6,200 scholarships to promising young students in all 50 states and Washington, D.C. The Carson Scholars Fund has active chapters in Maryland, Delaware, Washington, D.C. and selected areas in: California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Pennsylvania and Tennessee. This year 510 students from across the nation were named 2014 Carson Scholars. In addition, 704 students renewed their Carson Scholar status.
The Carson Scholars Fund is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) public charity founded in 1994 by Dr. Benjamin Carson and his wife, Candy. The Carson Scholars Fund is dedicated to impacting the nation in a positive way by cultivating future leaders who are academically talented and socially conscious.
The students from the Chattanooga area are:
Jackie Hwang 11 37421 East Hamilton Middle/High School 2015 Ooltewah Ringgold Road Ooltewah TN
Mansi Patel 5 37419 Lookout Valley Elementary School 701 Browns Ferry Rd Chattanooga TN
Brianna Smith 7 37419 Lookout Valley Middle High School 350 Lookout High St Chattanooga TN
Jared Steiman 11 37405 Chattanooga High School - Center for Creative Arts 1301 Dallas Road Chattanooga TN
Ainsley Hughes 5 37343 Normal Park Museum Magnet School 1219 W. Mississippi Ave. Chattanooga TN
Alexandra Lueken 5 37343 Allen Elementary School 9811 Dallas Hollow Road Soddy Daisy TN
Curren Ligon 4 37350 Lookout Mountain Elementary School 321 N Bragg Ave Lookout Mountain TN
Caroline Case 5 37363 Wallace A. Smith Elementary 6930 Teal Lane Ooltewah TN
Brent Dyer 10 37363 Ooltewah High School 6123 Mountain View Road Ooltewah TN
Haven Langley 5 37363 Apison Elementary School 10433 E Brainerd Rd Apison TN
Sally Hogue 4 37377 Nolan Elementary School 4435 Shackleford Ridge Road Signal Mountain TN
Eliana Lin 4 37377 Thrasher Elementary School 1301 James Blvd. Signal Mountain TN