Students honored with Mathews Medals
Four graduating seniors received the Mathews Medals, the highest
non-academic distinction awarded to NC State students. The award,
administered by the Alumni Association Student Ambassador Program,
recognizes seniors who have made significant contributions to the
university. The medals were presented at a ceremony Wednesday night at
the Park Alumni Center.
Mary Chamblee of Raleigh. Worked with the
NC State Women’s Center on issues such as gender equality, served as a
mental health ambassador to help stop the stigma around mental health on
campus, was social media chair for Kappa Delta sorority and served on
the leadership team for the Presbyterian Campus Ministry.
Shepard of Goldsboro, N.C. Was a Caldwell Fellow, served as president of
the W.E.B. Du Bois Honor Society, was special events chair for Alpha
Phi Alpha fraternity, was active with the Black Business Student
Association and worked as a resident adviser.
Justin Rigdon of Midway
Park, N.C. Served as president of the Student Veterans Association and
the UNC System Student Veterans Council, served as president of the NC
State Fencing Club and worked as a tutor in the College of Textiles.
Carson Davis of Wake Forest, N.C.
Founded and served as co-director of a
campus chapter of Camp Kesem, a summer camp for children whose parents
have cancer. Also co-founded and served as president of a local chapter
of Consult Your Community, a nonprofit that provides consulting services
to small businesses and served as president of the Peer Leader
Organization in the Poole College of Management.