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Wolf icons on the Talley Student Union elevator glass wall.

Mar 1, 2021

February 2021 Park Enrichment Grants Awarded

The Park Enrichment Grant committee awarded the grants to Park Scholars who submitted proposals by the February 1 deadline. These awards, initiated in 1998, are designed to foster the development of scholarship, service, leadership and character, as well as connect scholars with faculty. 

Jennifer Frix

Feb 15, 2021

Jennifer Frix ’17 Channels AI to Promote Fairness in Banking

Park Scholar Jennifer Frix ’17 thrived as an NC State undergraduate and graduate student. Now, she works for Bank of America as an assistant vice president in the Artificial Intelligence Enablement and Governance team, assessing artificial intelligence solutions implemented across the enterprise. 

Wolf Plaza copper wolf statues

Feb 8, 2021

A Running Start

From the moment Timothy Reid ’24 set foot on campus, he knew that NC State was the place for him. Receiving a Park Scholarship sealed the deal. 

Copper Wolf on Central Campus in the fall

Feb 1, 2021

Park Scholarships Names Class of 2025 Finalists

The Park Scholarships Selection Committee, comprising more than 300 NC State alumni and friends, conducted interviews with 495 semifinalists in early January. The semifinalists were selected from 2,203 applicants. Of that group, 112 candidates have been selected as finalists for the Class of 2025. 

Tatum Kellum ’22 pictured at her local Krispy Kreme in Jacksonville, North Carolina

Jan 25, 2021

A Reason to Run

While the 17th Krispy Kreme Challenge will look different, “it is more important now than ever that we offer UNC Children’s financial support so that they can continue to serve the children and families of North Carolina,” explains race director and Park Scholar Tatum Kellum ’22. 

Daniel Friday, Megan Cislo, Madison Mueller, David Horne, Annie Kate Watson, Shannon Carney and Zach VanHekken

Jan 15, 2021

Study Domestic: An Adventurous Solution to a Remote Semester

Park Scholars Daniel Friday, Megan Cislo, Madison Mueller, David Horne, Annie Kate Watson, Shannon Carney and Zach VanHekken spent the fall of 2020 social distancing and distance learning the fun way. 

Anna Owens

Jan 12, 2021

A Brave Young Coder in a Brave New World

Park Scholar Anna Owens discovered her passion for cybersecurity while studying at NC State. Now, this atypical computer programmer is preparing to apply her skills at one of the world’s biggest tech companies. 

Alyssa Cox

Jan 11, 2021

Design Meets Biomechanics

Biomechanics and design might seem like separate fields, but Park Scholar Alyssa Cox is mixing these two passions to find a career in athletic apparel and footwear innovation after graduating from NC State in December with a bachelor’s of science in mechanical engineering with an art and design minor. 

Clifton Knight

Jan 5, 2021

Park Profile: Clifton Knight

Alumnus Clifton Knight discusses his volunteer role as a selection committee member and regional selection committee leader for the Northeast region for the Park Scholarships program. Knight is also currently serving on the NC State University Foundation Board. 

Trenton Wallis

Dec 15, 2020

Park Profile: Trenton Wallis ’22

Trenton Wallis is a third-year student majoring in electrical engineering. Creative, competitive and determined to succeed in life, Wallis worked even harder than normal to earn a Park scholarship. He’s learned a tremendous amount since then — including what real success looks like for a member of the Pack.