Saturday, March 17, 2012

HHA Student Si Lin Named Carson Scholar

Hampstead Hill Academy 8th grader Si Lin has been named a 2012 Carson Scholar by the Carson Scholars Fund.

This year, 402 academic superstars have been named Carson Scholars with 24 from Baltimore City Public Schools. These students were nominated by their schools based on high academic achievement and commitment to serving their communities. Each scholar will receive a $1,000 scholarships.

Applications were at an all-time high this year, meaning the 2012 Scholars are truly the best and the brightest students from across the country.To date, the CSF has awarded more than 5,200 scholarships and has scholars in all 50 states!

Dr. Benjamin Carson grew up in a challenging environment in a single-parent household with a childhood dream of becoming a doctor. His mother, with only a third grade education, challenged and supported her sons, and Benjamin Carson is now a full professor of neurosurgery, oncology, plastic surgery and pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He has also directed pediatric neurosurgery at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center for more than 25 years.

Congratulations to Si Lin and all of the 2012 Carson Scholars!

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