CSC News

March 18, 2008

Park Scholars Announced

North Carolina State University recently announced the Park Scholars class for fall 2008.

These prestigious awards are valued at about $59,000 for North Carolina residents and $107,000 for out-of-state students. The scholarship winners were selected from a pool of more than 1,000 highly qualified applicants.

Among those selected for the award was Anne Melissa Watson, daughter of Chip and Peggy Watson, Newport News, Virginia.  Anne will graduate from Menchville High School, where she is Director of Menchville Morning News, and is an active member of both the French Club and National Honor Society. She has spent part of two summers in China teaching English and also is the recipient of the California Institute of Technology Signature Award and the Bausch & Lomb Honorary Science Award. Anne plans to major either in Computer Science or Physics.

The Park Scholarships program is among the nation's most prestigious undergraduate merit scholarship programs. The scholarships pay expenses for four years of study at NC State, and include a computer stipend and funds for academic enrichment activities.

To see the official news release on the Park Scholars, click here.

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