Ashley Lawson ’18: Our First Truman Scholar
Ashley Lawson ’18 did not plan to become a teacher when she first came to NC State, but an “aha” moment with the university’s Park Scholars set her on a path to become a math teacher and our first Truman Scholar.
An Extraordinary 2018
The NC State College of Education had an extraordinary year in 2018. Join us as we look back at 18 things that happened in the past year.
[Photo Gallery] Belltower Glowed Red for NC State Education’s First Truman Scholar
View our photo gallery highlighting the first time the Belltower was lit red to celebrate an international honor awarded to an individual affiliated with the NC State College of Education. That happened Sept. 28 to honor Ashley Lawson, a senior in mathematics education and NC State’s 10th Truman Scholar. “There are so many moments when my mentors, professors, friends and family saw my potential when I couldn’t and encouraged me to reach it. Thank you for pushing me to be my best self,” Lawson said.
Belltower Will Be Lit Red for Student Ashley Lawson Sept. 28—A First for NC State College of Education
NC State will light the Belltower red on the night of Friday, Sept. 28, to recognize NC State College of Education senior Ashley Lawson being named the university’s 10th Truman Scholar. “To me, the lighting is more of a celebration of an incredible community that helped me achieve dreams I never knew I wanted,” Lawson said.
Video: 5 Reasons Why We’ve Had a #LightItRed Capstone to Our 90th Year
We've had an extraordinary ending to the 2017-18 academic year, our 90th. See 5 things that have happened at our college over the past few months -- and why we're calling it a #LightItRed capstone to our 90th year.
Empowering People: Truman Scholar Ashley Lawson’s Story
Ashley Lawson, NC State's 10th Truman Scholar, plans to spend her life empowering people -- especially school-aged children -- to look beyond their circumstances when setting goals for the future.
NC State Education Student Ashley Lawson Named Truman Scholar
Ashley Lawson, a senior in mathematics education and mathematics, is NC State's 10th Truman Scholar. The prestigious Truman Scholarship invests in the potential of individuals committed to public service leadership.