Three JCC Students Named Goodnight Scholars at NC State University

Published: June 7, 2021

The Goodnight Scholars Program helps high school and transfer students continue their STEM educations

NC State University’s Goodnight Scholars Program revealed the 75 recipients from 34 North Carolina counties selected for its new traditional and transfer cohorts. Of the 75 recipients, 50 were chosen for the class of 2025 and 25 were chosen for the transfer class of 2024.

The program recognizes stellar academic achievement, exemplary extracurricular involvement, change-centered civic engagement, and continued success in the STEM and STEM education fields.

Three JCC students were chosen for that transfer class. They are: Daisy Aguilar, Jacqueline Jimenez, and Samuel Munoz-Valerio.

Recipients participate in a thorough selection process, which includes an application and interview with a committee consisting of current and former NC State faculty, staff, and alumni, and industry representatives from SAS. 

The Goodnight Scholarship is valued at $21,000 per year for up to four years for traditional students and three years for transfer students.

In all, JCC graduates have received more than $200,000 in merit-based scholarships through the program.


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