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.
Five students renewed their Carson Scholarships:
- Anthony Wyler — grade 10 — The Boys' Latin School of Maryland
- Joshua Hamburger — grade 12 — The Boys' Latin School of Maryland
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.