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A wide shot shows Caroline Ellington far away walking on some grasslands next to a golf course.

Nov 29, 2023

Alumna using textile engineering skills in the luxury sportswear industry

As Peter Millar’s line review director, two-time graduate Caroline Ellington thanks the Wilson College of Textiles for the holistic knowledge she gained about the textile industry and the connections made along the way. 

Abigail Wucherer headshot

Oct 30, 2023

Beyond extraordinary

Park Scholar Abigail Wucherer ’24 is using the leadership skills she developed on campus and through her internships to help address the student mental health crisis. 

Jack Bolton poses for a photo wearing a dark blue sweatshirt. The ruins of Stonehenge are in the background.

Aug 24, 2023

An already creative problem-solver, first-year Jack Bolton is excited for more

Bolton, who is an incoming first-year student and Park Scholar from Davidson, North Carolina, wants to apply his problem-solving mindset in engineering, but also in entrepreneurship. 

Paige Seibert in a lab

Jul 21, 2023

Biological and agricultural engineering student explores biofuel at national laboratory

This summer, biological and agricultural engineering major Paige Seibert is learning how to turn carbon dioxide into biofuel at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Colorado. 

Anna Owens

Dec 3, 2020

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. 

Close-up of wolf statue head at NC State

Apr 14, 2020

A resilient pack: 2 stories of ingenuity and compassion

A Facilities employee helps the state in a unique way, and Park Scholars exemplify the meaning of ‘community.’ 

Evan Grant

Apr 7, 2020

Evan Grant ’20 reflects on scholarship, leadership, service and character

Evan Grant is a Park Scholar in the Class of 2020 studying mechanical engineering with a minor in art and design. He is originally from Sylva, North Carolina, and serves as a class liaison and co-chair of the Class of 2020 Distinguished Speakers Committee. 

Aerial view of Engineering Buildings and Hunt Library on Centennial Campus

Apr 19, 2019

Alumni Profile: DeShawn Brown

As a student, Park Scholarships alumnus DeShawn Brown found himself looking for ways to combine his interest in computer science with his entrepreneurial passion. He formed a study group with two of his classmates, which has now become Lithios, a leading mobile application development firm in the Research Triangle, of which Brown serves as CEO and founder.