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Educator Jezzette Rivera ‘10 Makes a Difference in South Texas Classrooms

As a freshman beginning her NC State career, Jezzette Rivera ‘10 anticipated pursuing a career in politics, law, and/or the nonprofit sector. She majored in criminology and political science with a concentration in law and justice, spent the summer following her freshman year interning with the League of United Latin American Citizens, and served as a House Intern with the North Carolina General Assembly throughout her junior year and the subsequent summer.

Park Profile: Jezzette Rivera ’10

Jezzette Rivera ‘10 was recently featured as part of the Community of Scholars series on the North Carolina State University website. To learn more about Rivera’s experiences as president of Mi Familia, co-chair of Service Raleigh and participant in a study abroad program to Guatemala, visit: http://www.ncsu.edu/featured-stories/community-of-scholars/nov-2009/jezzette-rivera/index.php ~posted 2009.11.24

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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