2014 Atlanta Chattanooga Carson Scholars Announced

Thursday, March 13, 2014

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 awarner@carsonscholars.org

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



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