37 Hamilton County Schools Students To Be Honored At Carson Scholars Fund Banquet

  • Tuesday, March 22, 2016

2016 marks the 20th anniversary of the Carson Scholars Fund. What started with awarding 25 scholarships has grown into a network of over 7,300 scholars.

The Carson Scholars Fund (CSF) is pleased to announce that 12 Hamilton County Schools students have been newly named 2016 Carson Scholars. Each year the CSF recognizes a select group of high achieving students in grades 4 – 11 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, 25 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 Hamilton County Schools recipients are attached.

These scholastically gifted students and others from surrounding areas will be honored at a special awards ceremony on Sunday, April 24, at the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga beginning at 12 p.m. John Mercer will host the program. Mr. Cordell Carter, II, CEO of TechTown Foundation, will be presented with the Trailblazer Award.

To date, the Carson Scholars Fund has awarded over 7,300 scholarships to promising young students in all 50 states and Washington, D.C. This year 625 students were named 2016 Carson Scholars. These students represent all 50 states and Washington, D.C. In addition, 841 students renewed their Carson Scholar status.

The Carson Scholars Fund is a non-profit 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. 

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