Park Scholarships sixth annual March Madness student giving campaign had extremely impressive results. The March Madness campaign challenges current Park Scholars to give back to the program, and it is intended to fuel friendly competition between the four current Park classes and generate financial support for the Park Scholarships program. Each class was challenged to reach 100% class participation this year.
A pop-up coffee shop serviced by individuals with intellectual and developmental disorders, 321 Coffee was started by four Park Scholars in the Class of 2021. According to Lindsay Wrege, CEO, the organization is meant “to provide meaningful volunteer work experience for adults with special needs, as well as a space for the NC State and Raleigh [populace] to interact with the special needs community.”
The following Park Scholars, alumni, and faculty received media attention in recent weeks:
The Park Scholarships program at North Carolina State University has named 39 students to its Class of 2021.
Quite a few members of the Park Scholarships community have appeared in the media over the past two months:
In late January, the Park Scholarships program at North Carolina State University named 112 Finalists for the Class of 2021 – the 22nd class of Park Scholars.
The Park Scholarships program at North Carolina State University has selected 400 Semifinalists for the Class of 2021 – the 22nd class of Park Scholars. Candidates were selected from an exceptionally talented pool of nearly 2,150 applicants based on outstanding accomplishments and potential in scholarship, leadership, service, and character.