Goodnight Spotlight

May 11, 2022  |  Goodnight Spotlight

Goodnight Alumni Spotlight: Sreeram Venkat ’21

Goodnight Scholars Alumnus Sreeram Venkat ’21 has a question for you…have you heard of the “Stone Soup” fable? At least that’s his response when people ask him why he decided on a major in Mathematics. As Sreeram explains in his […]

May 6, 2022

Distinguished Goodnight Award Recipients for 2022 Announced

Seniors Vie Villafuerte ‘T22 and Lacey Malinsky ’22 are the recipients of this prestigious community award. The Distinguished Goodnight Award is presented at the end of the academic year to a graduating  Goodnight Scholar from each cohort who best embodied […]

May 4, 2022

Goodnight Alumni Spotlight: David Tseng ’14

Although he graduated in the very early years of the Goodnight Scholars Program’s existence, alumnus David Tseng ’14 continues to be heavily involved with alumni events in the program including planning alumni events, attending alumni tailgates, and volunteering at finalist […]

Apr 27, 2022  |  Goodnight Spotlight

Goodnight Spotlight: Autumn Currin

Throughout her life, senior Autumn Currin ’22 has never wavered in her desire to become a STEM educator. However, attending NC State drastically changed the way Autumn looked at the education field, as she discovered “relating to children and having […]

Apr 26, 2022

Goodnight Spotlight: Gerardo Morado

As a transfer student, senior Gerardo Morado T’22 overcame the challenge of making friends at NC State by joining lots of extracurricular activities, including becoming a Chancellor’s Aide, going on an alternative service break, and continuing his passion as a […]

Apr 18, 2022

Goodnight Spotlight: Kay Sumpter

The worry and second-guessing about getting into education and being a teacher quickly faded away once Goodnight Scholar and Elementary Education major Kay Sumpter started her student-teaching experience. This journey allowed her to see that she was meant to be […]

Apr 13, 2022

Goodnight Spotlight: Danielle Cain

When senior Danielle Cain ‘T22 was younger, she was given the nickname “Journey” by her grandmother because she was “constantly on the go” between school and extracurricular activities! Although Danielle explains that “Journey” has phased out, the nickname still represents […]

Apr 11, 2022

Goodnight Spotlight: Elizabeth Vanegas

During her freshman year at NC State, senior Liz Vanegas ’22 realized that pursuing a career in medicine might not be the perfect fit. But, what Liz soon discovered was that majoring in Science Education became the perfect blend between […]

Mar 29, 2022

Goodnight Spotlight: Gaven Bell

Gaven Bell’s extensive involvement within the NC State community began even before she stepped on campus as a freshman, as she participated in research with Dr. David Tarpy in the NCSU Apiculture Lab during her senior year in high school. […]

Mar 23, 2022

Goodnight Alumni Spotlight: Christian Williams

After graduating high school near Charlotte, Goodnight Scholar alumna Christian Williams T’21 embarked on a journey to become a veterinary technician, even taking pre-requisite courses at Gaston Community College to prepare for the Vet Tech program. But, after encouragement and […]