NC State University

 January 2018

NC State University

This weekend, 390 candidates are being interviewed as the Park Scholarships Class of 2022 Semifinalists   More >

Two Anonymous Donations

Two Gifts Totaling $700,000 Donated Anonymously

The Park Scholarships has been granted two anonymous donations this year to provide significant support for the program and its students.  More >

Kobi Felton

Kobi Felton ’18 Receives Prestigious Marshall Scholarship

Kobi Felton ’18 was recently named one of the 43 recipients for the 2018 Marshall Scholarship, one of the most distinguished scholarship opportunities available nationwide.  More >

Amy Gage Wright

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

The 19th annual William C. Friday Award will honor Amy Gage Wright on Wednesday, January 31 at 5:30 pm in NC State’s Talley Student Union Mountains Ballroom.  More >

Parker Lee

Dan Malechuk ’01 Shows Parker Lee ’19 the Food Sales Ropes

Dan Malechuk ’01 and Parker Lee ’19 may not have imagined when Dan interviewed Parker for the Park Scholarship in 2015 that one day in the not so distant future they would be colleagues, but four short years and a job offer later, that is precisely their relationship.  More >

Love A Sea Turtle

Casey Sokolovic '19 and Help Them LAST - Love A Sea Turtle

Casey Sokolovic ’19 started a fundraiser for sea turtles when she was eight years old. It later grew to Help Them LAST – Love a Sea Turtle, and began shaping the hearts and minds of youth in Greenville, NC.  More >

From the Interim Director, Joy Tongsri

Joy Tongsri

Happy New Year! We are excited to hit the ground running (literally and figuratively) in 2018.

On January 6 and 7, approximately 250 Regional Selection Committee members will interview 390 outstanding Semifinalists for the Class of 2022 in nine cities and by phone. We are deeply appreciative of our interviewers' time spent speaking with these ambitious, service-oriented thinkers and doers—like the individuals featured in this newsletter—who could become the newest members of the Park Scholarships community.

If improved fitness is among your goals for the year but you can’t resist indulging your sweet tooth on occasion, consider registering for the 14th annual Krispy Kreme Challenge, which will be held on Saturday, February 3. We hope many of you will join us on campus for an open house on the eve of the race, which benefits the UNC Children’s Hospital.

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