Brain Carson, son of Joanne Carson, is the recipient of a $2,000 scholarship from the BIC Corporation. The scholarships are awarded annually to children of BIC employees and are based on the students’ scholastic achievements, community service and essay response. Carson is studying Economics at the University of Connecticut.
The BIC Scholarship Program, currently in its 48th year, continues to support future leaders and help employees’ children defray the cost of college and graduate school. BIC awarded a total of $80,000 in merit scholarships to 40 students in the U.S. this year and has awarded more than $2.6 million to date.
BIC (www.bicworld.com) is a leading manufacturer of stationery products, lighters and shavers. The company’s North American headquarters is located in Shelton, Conn., and its iconic lighters are manufactured in Milford, Conn. For more than 50 years, BIC has honored the tradition of providing high-quality, affordable products that are accessible to all. Through this unwavering dedication, BIC has become one of the most recognized brands in the world today, delivering “More for your money…Always!”
Left to Right: Dave Brown, Vice President – Human Resources, BIC North America Consumer Products; Brian Carson; Mary Fox, General Manager, BIC North America Consumer Products.