Class of 2018 will present William C. Friday Award to Amy Gage Wright

North Carolina State University’s Park Scholarships Class of 2018 will present the 19th annual William C. Friday Award to Amy Gage Wright on Wednesday, January 31 at 5:30 pm in NC State’s Talley Student Union Mountains Ballroom. Ms. Wright is the Founder and CEO of Bitty & Beau’s Coffee, an award-winning coffee shop in Wilmington, NC that employs over 40 intellectually disabled people. Wright will deliver a lecture immediately following the award presentation. The event is free and open to
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Remembering Tripp Polen ‘03

The Park Scholarships program community is saddened by the loss of William “Tripp” Donald Polen III, a member of the Class of 2003 and brother of Dr. Amy Polen Stallings ‘00.

Park Alumna Makes the Big Screen

Dr. Amy Stallings (2000) is featured in NC State’s new halftime spots. Just What The Doctor Ordered—that’s the title of one of NC State’s recent public service announcements. And when the University began searching for alumni to profile in its latest installment of the Achieve! Campaign, Dr. Amy Stallings fit the bill. A member of the first class of Park Scholars, Amy is now a pediatric resident at Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters in Norfolk, Va. While at NC
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