Feb 14, 2023
Kacey Cooper ’23 grew up hearing stories of NC State from family members who worked at the university. With support from the Nell Family Extraordinary Opportunity Scholarship, she’s continuing their legacy as a first-generation college graduate.
Brady Farlow knows about the importance of scholarships — financial assistance has connected the second-year horticulture and Spanish student to study abroad, a passion for his future career, and close-knit communities at NC State that welcomed him with open arms.
Jan 3, 2023
Bailey Pollard entered a whole new world as a first-generation college student in NC State’s Poole College of Management. This private pilot has taken full advantage of her Extraordinary Opportunity Scholarship and set herself up to reach lofty future goals.
Apr 19, 2021
Growing up in Raleigh as the child of an alumna meant Victoria Moore ’22 always had her eye on attending NC State, but it was Prague, Czech Republic, that actually brought her to the Pack.
Mar 22, 2021
NC State defensive tackle Rome Williams is the recipient of a new type of financial aid that allows him to play for the Pack while preparing for life after football. The only thing more impactful than this student-athlete is his scholarship.
As one of the inaugural recipients of the Extraordinary Opportunity Scholarship, Nataly Vazquez Perez sees a bigger, bolder path from her first year at NC State to a future career as a lawyer.
Mar 15, 2021
After receiving the Extraordinary Opportunity Scholarship, Rachel Cherry ’22 found the freedom to explore a new major and an exciting new job opportunity — most importantly, the support gave her the motivation to work harder with confidence in her future.
A new type of scholarship enabled Will Gibson to become the latest member of his family to join the Pack. Thanks to NC State’s numerous learning possibilities, the sky is the limit on where he goes from here.