Carson A. Berry, the son of Dr. James and Rebbeca L. Berry, loved learning about the ocean and aspired to create a better world by studying the sea. Berry, marine science major and German minor from Myrtle Beach, SC, passed away in December of 2018, during his senior year at CCU.
Carson suffered from Spinal Muscular Atrophy and was confined to a wheelchair. Due to his physical disabilities, he became an advocate for student accesibility during his time at CCU. Carson was named to the Dean's list, an award given to students for exellent academic standing, several times while attending Coastal Carolina.
Carson recieved his Bachelors of Science degree in Marine Science from the Coastal Carolina University Honors College poshtumously in May, 2019.