Barry M. Goldwater Scholars
Three students of the College
of Agriculture and Life Sciences are among the four N.C.
State University students to win the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater
Scholarships for 2002, the first time that all four N.C. State nominees
have been awarded this recognition. The students from the College are
Heidi Perreault of Cary, Keriann Paul of Hickory and Margaret Andrews
of Longwood, Fla.
Perreault is a senior majoring
in zoology and multidisciplinary studies. Paul is a junior biochemistry
major and a Park Scholar. Andrews, a senior in biochemistry, is also
a Park Scholar.
The fourth N.C. State student
named is Derek Justice, a junior majoring in electrical engineering
They are among 309 undergraduate
students from the 50 states and Puerto Rico to be awarded Goldwater
Scholarships for the 2002-2003 academic year, as chosen by the trustees
of the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship
and Excellence in Education Foundation. Scholars were selected on
the basis of academic merit from a field of 1,555 mathematics, science
and engineering students who were nominated by the faculties of colleges
and universities nationwide. The one- and two-year scholarships will
cover the costs of tuition, fees, books, room and board up to a maximum
of $7,500 a year.