Leading up to what would have been the Class of 2020’s graduation ceremony, the Division of Academic and Student Affairs is highlighting some of its seniors in Leadership and Civic Engagement. For this article, we interviewedMadison Teeter, who is enrolled in the climate change and society graduate program.
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Sophomore Anna Poston has been admitted into the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ernest F. Hollings scholarship program. For the program, Poston has been awarded academic assistance for two years of full-time study and a 10-week, full-time paid internship at a NOAA facility next summer.
Leading up to what would have been the Class of 2020’s graduation ceremony, the Division of Academic and Student Affairs is highlighting some of its seniors in Leadership and Civic Engagement. For this article, we interviewed political science major Kennedy McCutchen.
As a sophomore, Lauren White knows how difficult it can be adjusting to college life and academics. As a member of the LGBTQ community from out of state, and as a female in the traditionally male-dominated STEM field, the task of fitting in on campus seemed extra daunting when she first arrived at NC State. Fortunately, she had several mentors who helped her get acclimated and involved, and now she’s paying it forward to others like her.
Jon Palmer, Daniel Haller, and Noah Wolfe have each received the Goldwater Scholarship—the most prestigious and competitive undergraduate award for STEM students in the country.
Financial support has allowed first-generation student Thomas Peters to pursue his love for music as drum major for NC State’s marching band and his goal of a career in information technology.
Laura Mooney, a third-year student studying social work and the general manager for the campus radio station WKNC 88.1 FM HD-1/HD-2, was elected to a one-year term on the College Broadcasters, Inc. board of directors.
When he first arrived at NC State, Luke Dillard struggled to make friends and find his place on campus. But as he became more involved in student organizations and leadership programs, he established many close friendships—and confidence in himself.
Gracie Hornsby, a senior from Franklin, N.C., has been admitted into the 2020 cohort of Knight-Hennessy Scholars, an international, graduate-level scholarship program at Stanford University.
Shawn Fredericks, a fourth-year student studying international studies, was among 11 individuals recognized across campus during Black History Month celebrations.