2019-20 Goodnight Scholars Annual Report
In a year that defied expectations and presented countless challenges, the Goodnight Scholars Program has found much to be thankful for.
Meet the Newest Members of the Pack
A Park Scholar, an FFA leader, a Goodnight Scholar, a member of the Wolfpack football team and a Summer Textile Exploration Program participant are just a few of the newest members of NC State's student body. Though this year’s first-year and transfer students are facing a new kind of fall semester, they’re ready to work hard, have fun and make the most of every opportunity.
Three Incoming Education Students Named Goodnight Scholars
Meet the three incoming NC State College of Education students named Goodnight Scholars and learn more about why they have chosen to become educators.
Goodnight Scholars to Join CALS
Danielle Chadwick, Mika’el Chabeda, Nyssa Ndey-Bongo and Rhett Pasour will explore their interests in biochemistry, sustainable agriculture, plant biology and horticulture at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences as members of the newest cohort of Goodnight Scholars.
Meet May Graduate Rachel Bland
Experiences in the Goodnight Scholars Program and the College of Education have prepared elementary education major Rachel Bland '20 to apply her leadership and pedagogical skills in a rural community.
An Unprecedented Class for an Unprecedented Time
The Goodnight Scholars Program’s class of 2020 and transfer class of 2019 leave a legacy of success at NC State and are graduating into a world that needs talented young engineers, scientists and educators.
Distinguished Goodnight Award Recipients for 2020 Announced
Seniors Oscar Molina ’T19 and Gracie Hornsby ’20 are the eighth and ninth recipients of the Distinguished Goodnight Award, which is presented at the end of the academic year to the undergraduate Goodnight Scholar who best embodied the core values and mission of the Goodnight Scholars Program during their time at NC State.
Goodnight Scholars Program Announces Class of 2024 and Transfer Class of 2023
The Goodnight Scholars Program at NC State revealed the 70 students from 34 North Carolina counties selected as its next traditional and transfer scholars. The program will welcome 50 members of the class of 2024 cohort, selected from 850 high school candidates, and 20 members of the transfer class of 2023 cohort, selected from nearly 300 community college candidates.
An Extraordinary Pathway to Success
After graduation, Goodnight Scholars Christian Williams and Oscar Molina are heading in different directions: vet school at the College of Veterinary Medicine and a role at Deutsche Bank. Both of these next steps were made possible through the Goodnight Scholars Program’s transfer pathway, created in 2017 to provide extraordinary opportunities for community college graduates across North Carolina.
Goodnight Spotlight: Ethan Jenkins
Goodnight Scholar Ethan Jenkins, a member of transfer cohort class of 2022, is living his dream at NC State. An agricultural education major, he looks forward to giving back to his rural Columbus County community after graduation.