Carson Scholars Announced

Carson Scholars Announced
Posted on 03/13/2017

March 13, 2017



Carson Scholars Announced

The Carson Scholars Fund is pleased to announce that four students in Calvert County Public Schools have been named first-time Carson Scholars in 2017. In addition, eleven students are repeat winners.

The first-time winners are:

  • Sara Bevard, Grade 5, Mutual Elementary;

  • Christa Clark, Grade 11, Northern High;

  • Molly Galdieri, Grade 5, Plum Point Elementary; and

  • Margaret Giggey, Grade 11, Calvert High.


The repeat winners are:

  • Kristen Almuete, Grade 12, Calvert High;

  • Koy Greenwell, Grade 7, Windy Hill Middle;

  • Alexandra Knudson, Grade 11, Huntingtown High;

  • Morgan Lennon, Grade 11, Huntingtown High;

  • Nevaeh Martin, Grade 6, Southern Middle School;

  • Natalie Reardon, Grade 11, Calvert High;

  • Tory Ridgeway, Grade 8, Windy Hill Middle;

  • Hayley Spicknall, Grade 5, Barstow Elementary;

  • Daniel Waldheim, Grade 11, Patuxent High;

  • Ashley Whicher, Grade 8, Southern Middle; and

  • Kyle Wojciechowski, Grade 7, Southern Middle.

Each year, the Carson Scholars Fund 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 honor of being named a Carson Scholar.

Nationwide, 483 students were selected to be 2017 Carson Scholars. In addition, 872 students have renewed their Carson Scholar status. These previous scholarship recipients have maintained high academic standards and a strong commitment to their communities.

To celebrate their accomplishments, the Mid-Atlantic scholars will be recognized at the 21st Annual Awards Ceremony on Sunday, April 30, 2017 at Martins West in Baltimore, Maryland.

The Carson Scholars Fund is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) public charity founded 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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