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An Apple Tree Grows in the Park Community

The Park Scholarships prepares scholars for a variety of paths in life. Sometimes, though, those paths overlap. Currently, four Park alumni from different classes have at least one thing in common: they all work for Apple. Discover how the Park Scholarships helped prepare them for their different roles at a groundbreaking and innovative company. Ricky Bloomfield ’02 Start date: November 2016 Title: Clinical & Health Informatics Lead Projects/main responsibilities: Health Records feature Veterans Affairs initiative “I wasn’t sure what I
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Professor Padilla Receives Holladay Medal

Dr. Art Padilla, instrumental in the establishment of the Park Scholarships at NC State, was recognized for his contributions to the university. On Thursday, May 11, NC State celebrated the outstanding achievements of its faculty and scholars at the Honors Baccalaureate. While several Park Scholars were honored for national scholarships and merit awards, in many ways, the evening belonged to someone else connected to the program—Dr. Art Padilla. Dr. Padilla was one of four recipients of the Holladay Medal, the
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