David Cohen Davis selected as a 2016 Carson Scholar

Sussex Academy student receives $1,000 toward college
March 23, 2016

Sussex Academy 11th grader David Cohen Davis has been selected as a 2016 Carson Scholar. With this honor, Davis will receive a $1,000 scholarship that will be invested toward his college education.

2016 marks the 20th anniversary of the Ben Carson Scholarships. In 1996 they started with 25 scholarships and has a scholar network of over 7,300 students. To apply, a student must meet a minimum GPA requirement and display humanitarian qualities through community service.

"It feels great to have won such a selective national scholarship. I know that my Sussex Academy experiences have helped prepare me for this and future challenges to come,” stated Davis.

Davis and his parents, Bill and Andi Davis of Seaford, will attend the Carson Scholars Fund 20th Anniversary Ceremony Sunday, April 10, in Baltimore, Md.

Sussex Academy is a tuition-free, public charter school centrally located in Georgetown. Currently serving grades 6-11, grade 12 will be added in fall 2016. The school practices an Expeditionary Learning approach and all grade 11 and 12 students will be enrolled in the International Baccalaureate program.

For additional information contact Gina Derrickson, community and communications manager at 302-856-3636 or



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