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Mikayla Raleigh ‘17 Strikes Balance as First-Year Student Athlete

Being both a Division I athlete and a Park Scholar could be daunting for a freshman, but not for varsity cheerleader Mikayla Raleigh ’17. A young master of the art of time management, Raleigh is making the most of her collegiate experience.

Remy Roque ’06 Reflects on Winding Road to Healthcare Career

Remy Roque ‘06 is about to graduate from medical school and begin his career as an anesthesiologist, but like many students, as he was growing up he didn’t always have a clear view of his future career.

Georgia Davis Brown ’06: A Park Scholar in Pack Athletics

Sitting in her guidance counselor’s office, high school senior and star athlete Georgia Davis Brown ‘06 looked over the blank application before her – and slid it back across the desk to her counselor, incredulous that she had what it took to be selected for a Park Scholarship.

Matt Latrick ’06, Larry Moye ’08, and Kim Richards ’04 Find Home at Womble Carlyle

The Park Scholarship is the highest academic and leadership award at N.C. State, and a magnet for top high school students from across the country. For Womble Carlyle attorneys Matt Latrick, Larry Moye and Kim Richards, the Park Scholarship also was a launching pad for their current legal careers.

Park Scholars Travel to Ecuador to Host Medical Clinics

In March 2013, Park Scholars Austin Bath ’15, Emily Bissett ’14, Stuart Bumgarner ’14, Shannon Gillespie ’06, and Enioluwafe Ojo ’15 traveled to Santo Domingo, Ecuador to host medical clinics in locations across the city.

Jordan O’Mara ’07 and Jason Wong ’06 Discuss Red Hat

posted 2013.02.10 To be successful in a company like Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of open source technology, one needs passion, and neither Jordan O’Mara ‘07 nor Jason Wong ‘06 is short on that. The two Park Scholar alumni have done very well in pursuing their passions for intellectual property and communications. While at NC State, Wong, a senior consultant for Red Hat, worked with theEngineering Entrepreneurs Program, while O’Mara, a senior software engineer, spent countless hours in the Open Courseware Lab. Both
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Hannah Whitaker ’06 Engages Students Through Innovative Educational Practices

posted 2012.08.15 According to the National Center for Education Statistics, the number of students enrolled in public charter schools more than tripled from 340,000 to 1.4 million between 1999 and 2009. During that period, the percentage of charter schools that were high-poverty schools increased from 13 to 30 percent. In 2010, Hannah Whitaker ‘06 became a founding teacher at the SOAR Charter School, a school in Denver, Colorado that combines innovative approaches in the classroom with enrichment opportunities to foster socially
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Crystal Conway ’06 Impacts Lives of Children

In the brief time since she graduated as a Park Scholar from North Carolina State University, Crystal Conway ‘06 has made a significant impact on the lives of countless children. Through her work as Director of Special Projects at the Children’s Miracle Network in Springfield, Missouri, Conway assists with raising funds for hospitals that provide specialized medical care for sick and injured children. These hospitals participate in research as well as sponsor educational programs to prevent hospital visits. Outside of
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Alumna Receives award for F.U.N.

Holly Moye has won a Schweitzer fellowship to help NC latino families. Holly Moye (2006), a current medical student at ECU’s Brody School of Medicine, has been named an NC Albert Schweitzer Fellow for 2007-2008. Schweitzer fellows are chosen on a competitive basis from student applicants in a variety of health-related fields. Each fellow works with a local community agency to carry out a project that contributes at least 200 hours of direct service. Holly is one of twenty-one graduate
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Study Abroad Award Winners Announced

The first recipients of the Park Alumni Society Study Abroad stipends have been funded for study this spring. Last year, as part of its 10-year anniversary fundraiser, the Park Alumni Society began a study abroad stipend to help defray travel costs of Park Scholars who planned to study abroad. To date, more than $9,000 has been pledged or donated to the fund. Students applied for the grants through the GRASPs process and awardees were selected by the Park office. Scholars
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