Carson Clark, a graduate of Halls High School, was awarded a scholarship by the Coast Guard Foundation for the 2017 school year. The Foundation awards scholarships to family members of U.S. Coast Guard members to help them pursue higher education. The Foundation awarded 166 scholarships this year.
Clark, daughter of BMC Gregory B. Clark, will attend Maryville College in the fall, majoring in political science. In the 27 years of this program, the Coast Guard Foundation has paid out more than $4.7 million to more than 780 college-aged young adults to help the families of Coast Guard members achieve their goals of higher education.