Parkville Area Students Named Carson Scholars
Several area students renewed scholarships awarded for academic achievement and humanitarian work.
Area students have renewed their Carson Scholarships for academic and volunteer works.
Carson Scholarships are awarded to "high-achieving students in grades 4-11 who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and humanitarian qualities," according to a news release from Baltimore County Public Schools.
Four students renewed their Carson Scholarships:
- Emily Poist — grade 7 — Parkville Middle School & Center for Technology
- Ugonna Mbaekwe — grade 10 — Parkville High School
- Reena Goswami — grade 10 — Loch Raven High School
- Daryll Estep — grade 8 — Loch Raven Technical Academy
714 students nationwide have renewed their Carson Scholar status as previous winners.
The scholars from the Mid-Atlantic will be honored at an awards banquet April 7 at Martin's West in Woodlawn. The event is open to the public.
Newscaster Sam Donaldson will be master of ceremonies.
Dr. Ben Carson, a renowned pediatric neurosurgeon, will be keynote speaker.
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the Carson Scholars Fund website.