The following Park Scholars, alumni, and faculty received media attention in recent months:
Emily Scotton ‘15 recently completed an internship with the FaithAction International House in Greensboro, N.C., which aims to help Greensboro become a multicultural, immigrant-accepting city. Scotton assisted local immigrants with language skills and day-to-day resources.
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.
Emily Gray ’10 Uses Irish Study Abroad Experience to Help Internationalize Carolina Forest Elementary School
During her semester abroad in Cork, Ireland, Emily Gray ‘10 participated in a unique program which allowed her to share her experiences with a class of first grade students. As a Cultural Correspondent, Emily used web conferences to present lessons about Ireland’s customs, climate, transportation system and historical figures. Upon her return to the United States, Emily had the opportunity to visit her class from Carolina Forest Elementary School in Jacksonville, North Carolina and meet her students in person. “This
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Emily Tennant (2010) works hard for all A’s—including the Angus breed. The following is an excerpt from Perspectives, the magazine of NC State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. For the full article, visit the spring issue. An urban perspective – that’s what cals freshman Emily Tennant thinks may have set her apart from her fellow finalists in the Miss American Angus 2007 competition, where she became the first North Carolinian to win the title (and the first winner from
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Young adult specialist is recognized for giving Wyoming teens a place of their own. On October 15, Emily Daly (2002) received the Wyoming Library Association’s Unsung Heroine Award at a joint meeting of the WLA and the 12-state regional Mountain Plains Library Association. Emily, then the young adult specialist at the Natrona County Public Library (NCPL), was honored for her service to local teens. At NCPL, Daly expanded the programming in the library and outreach to schools and updated the
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