Three N.C. State students have been awarded the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, a fellowship that recognizes the achievements of undergraduates in the fields of science, mathematics and engineering.
This year’s winners were Mithi de los Reyes, a senior in physics and mathematics, Eric Alexy, a junior in chemistry, and Jim Turner, a senior in mechanical engineering.
Students at N.C. State have been successful at winning Goldwater Scholarships and this year topped Harvard, the University of California at Berkeley and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, which had two scholars each, and tied with the California Institute of Technology and Stanford University.
N.C. State was also the most successful institution in North Carolina, beating out top universities such as UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke University.
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