Goodnight Scholars Program Announces Class of 2023

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30 North Carolina counties are represented in the Goodnight Scholars Program’s 12th first-year cohort.

The Goodnight Scholars Program at NC State University revealed the 50 recipients selected for its Class of 2023. These recipients were selected from a pool of 100 finalists who participated in the Program’s 5th Annual Goodnight Scholars Finalist Interview Day on Saturday, March 2nd at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library on NC State’s Centennial Campus. Please click here to see their bios.

Recipients were interviewed by current and former NC State faculty, staff, and alumni, as well as, industry representatives from SAS Institute and the Kenan Fellows Program. Each recipient demonstrated exceptional accomplishments in their respective high school careers including stellar academic achievement, extracurricular involvement, community engagement, and inspiring goals for success in the STEM and STEM education fields.

“The selection process for the Class of 2023 was our most competitive yet,” said Allison Medlin, director of the Goodnight Scholars Program. “The caliber of applicants and finalists set a new bar for excellence, which is reflected in this exceptional cohort. We’re excited to welcome these recipients to campus, and know they will contribute much to our Program and community.”

Editor’s Note: This post has been adapted from official press release.

Photography credit: Roger Winstead/NC State