Future CCEE students Luis Medina and Linda Posada-Argueta were among 51 recipients from 30 North Carolina counties selected by the Goodnight Scholars Program at NC State for its new transfer cohort of scholars. The transfer class of 2025 marks the largest transfer cohort in program history.
Recipients participated in a thorough selection process over the spring semester, which included an application and interview with a volunteer committee consisting of current and former NC State faculty, staff, and alumni, as well as industry representatives from SAS.
The Goodnight Scholarship is valued at $22,000 per year for up to three years ($66,000) for transfer students. The cohorts receive access to a comprehensive student development program that includes weekly programming, exclusive travel opportunities, and enrichment grant funding. Students will also receive a transfer specific transition seminar course starting Fall 2022.
The transfer class of 2025 demonstrated exceptional accomplishments during their respective community college careers including stellar academic achievement, memberships in national honors societies, and involvement in student organizations. The class features students with impressive accolades including principal dancers within the Carolina Ballet, President’s and Dean’s List honorees, Goldwater scholarship recipients, military servicemen, and being parents of the future generation.
Luis Medina will graduate from Wake Technical Community College where they were a member of the Honors Program, Chess Club, and Math Club. Luis was also on the Dean’s List while working part-time in a repairs and remodeling company as well as a cleaning company. Luis plans to major in civil engineering.
Linda Posada-Argueta will graduate from Wake Technical Community College where she is completing her associate degrees in both Applied Science and Applied Engineering. Linda is also involved in the C3 Program and taking care of her many houseplants. Linda plans to major in environmental engineering.