Photos by Daniel Coston
THE REASON: To celebrate the fund’s impact on children’s lives.
THE BUZZ: Since 1999, the Children’s Scholarship Fund in Charlotte has invested more than $6.5 million that has provided scholarships for 4,750young people to attend independent schools or to afford the expense of home schoolingthe recipient high school graduation rate is 97 percentone of this year’s recipients, Brianna Edwards, was surprised with a cupcake with a candle on it in honor of her birthday, which was the same night as the fundraiser.
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