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Park Scholars and Alumni Receive Goldwater, National Science Foundation, and Udall Awards

posted 2012.04.11 This spring, Park Scholars and alumni were named recipients of several distinguished national scholarships and fellowships. Congratulations to Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship recipients Richard Deans ‘13, Ian Hill ‘13, and Heidi Klumpe ‘13; National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellows Tyler Barry ‘09, Allie Landry ‘11, and Alex Schlegel ‘04; and Morris K. Udall Scholarship recipient Gretchen Stokes ‘13.   Goldwater Scholarship recipients Heidi Klumpe, Richard Deans, and Ian Hill with Udall Scholarship recipient Gretchen Stokes. Barry M. Goldwater
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Park Scholars Nominated for Truman and Goldwater Scholarships

Jezzette Rivera ’10 and Courtney Fox ’10 nominated for Truman and Goldwater. Jezzette Rivera ’10 has been nominated by NC State for the Truman Scholarship. Jezzette is a leader on NC State’s campus, serving in a variety of significant positions at NC State. She is engaged in advocacy, governance, and politics – three different, but complementary, modes of civic engagement. At the same time, she has accomplished a record of outstanding academic achievement. Jezzette has been a resident assistant in
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Park Scholar Receives Goldwater Award

Warren Perry will study the effects of genetics on epileptic medicines. Warren Perry (2008) was one of four NC State students to receive the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship for the 2007-078 academic year. Along with Jennifer Boyd, Joe Morrow and Jennifer Ricks, Warren was selected from a field of 1,110 mathematics, science and engineering students who were nominated by the faculties of colleges and universities nationwide. A native of Wendell, Warren is majoring in biological sciences and is a member
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Scholars Recognized by Goldwater Foundation

Jessica Badger (2007) was awarded the Goldwater Scholarship, and John Rhoden (2007) received an Honorable Mention. Jessica Badger (2007) was awarded a Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship for the 2006-07 academic year. One of this year’s 323 recipients, she was selected from a field of 1,081 mathematics, science and engineering students who were nominated by the faculties of colleges and universities nationwide. John Rhoden (2007) was one of 128 recipients to be named honorable mention. A Fayetteville native, Jessica is majoring
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Park Scholar Receives Goldwater Award

Mary Williard (2007) has been awarded a Barry M. Goldwater scholarship for 2005. The Goldwater Scholarship was developed to foster and encourage outstanding students to pursue careers in mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering. Mary is one of 320 recipients of the honor this year and one of two from NC State. Since the program’s inception in 1986, 26 NC State students have received the award, six of whom have been Park Scholars. A physics major, Mary works in the
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