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Godwin Award

From left: Chancellor Randy Woodson and College of Engineering Dean Louis Martin-Vega with Deb and Ed Fitts, recipients of the 2019 Darrell and Carolyn Menscer Cup.

Jun 15, 2021

NC State University Foundation Board Presents Godwin Award and Menscer Cup

The NC State University Foundation Board recently presented its annual awards to recognize those who go above and beyond in their service, leadership, advocacy and generosity in support of NC State. Steven D. “Steve” Schuster was posthumously honored with the Jerry and Elizabeth Godwin Red Torch Award, while Ed and Deb Fitts received the Darrell and Carolyn Menscer Cup. 

Charlie Stallings, Jerry Jackson, and Chancellor Woodson at the Godwin celebration

Jun 18, 2019

Jerry Jackson Honored with 2019 Godwin Red Torch Award

Longtime volunteer, advocate and philanthropist Jerry Jackson, of Raleigh, has been honored as recipient of the NC State University Foundation’s 2019 Jerry and Elizabeth Godwin Red Torch Award. 

Cassius Williams with university leadership

Jun 26, 2018

Cassius Williams Honored with 2018 Godwin Red Torch Award

NC State alumnus Cassius Williams has been recognized for his long record of voluntarism and support of the university with the 2018 Jerry and Elizabeth Godwin Red Torch Award, given annually in appreciation of individuals or families that have volunteered with leadership, dedication and distinction to advance the university and to further the foundation’s mission. 

Jun 13, 2017

Kathryn Council Honored with 2017 Godwin Red Torch Award

Kathryn Council, an NC State alumna, volunteer and former staff member, received the 2017 Jerry and Elizabeth Godwin Red Torch Award on June 8 in recognition of her impact at the university. 

Jun 14, 2016

Zelnak Honored with 2016 Godwin Red Torch Award

Stephen P. Zelnak Jr. was honored with the 2016 Jerry and Elizabeth Godwin Red Torch Award in recognition of his impact at NC State. 

Richard K. Bryant, center, was presented the 2015 Godwin Award by Chancellor Randy Woodson and Trent Ragland, vice chair of the Foundation Board of Directors.

Jun 20, 2015

2015 Godwin Award Recognizes Alumnus and Volunteer Richard Bryant

NC State alumnus and longtime volunteer Richard K. Bryant, of Raleigh, has been honored with the 2015 Jerry and Elizabeth Godwin Red Torch Award.