Four NC State University Engineering Students Receive Kalypso Wolfpack Innovators Scholarship

October 2, 2012

RALEIGH, North Carolina Kalypso, the world’s premier innovation consulting firm and the Stelos Alliance, a non-profit scholarship organization for extraordinary young leaders, announced the recipients of the inaugural Kalypso Wolfpack Innovators Scholarships for North Carolina State University undergraduates at a dinner on Sunday, September 16:

  • Ngan Nguyen, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering senior from Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Courtney Musciano, Textile Engineering senior from Cary, North Carolina
  • Steven Mazur, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering senior from Sterling, Michigan
  • Juhi Fernandes, Chemical Engineering junior from Raleigh, North Carolina

Each recipient received a $2,000 award for their authentic and innovative approach to problem solving, work ethic and demonstrated understanding of Kalypso, its service offerings and its culture.

Emily Adams, senior manager at Kalypso and NC State alumna said of the scholarship recipients, “We were proud to have 14 applicants for the inaugural offering of the Wolfpack Innovators Scholarship. Ngan, Courtney, Steven and Juhi showed us that they’re not afraid to break the mold and see things differently. We’re excited to continue to offer this award to promising members of the NC State Wolfpack like them.”

“We value our relationships with the students and faculty at North Carolina State University,” said Bill Poston, managing partner of Kalypso and founder of the Stelos Alliance, “and we look forward to staying in touch with these extraordinary young people as they navigate the rest of their college careers and begin looking at post-graduate opportunities.”

The Kalypso Wolfpack Innovators Scholarship, presented by the Stelos Alliance is open to fulltime sophomores and juniors in an undergraduate engineering major. Applications for the fall 2013 scholarship will open spring 2013.

About Kalypso

Kalypso is the world's premier innovation consulting firm, helping clients improve performance, drive profitability and create sustainable results by delivering on the promise of innovation. The people of Kalypso are leading business professionals who combine unparalleled expertise in innovation, product development, and product lifecycle management (PLM) with a depth of experience in the consumer goods, high technology, manufacturing, life sciences and retail industries. For more information, visit Follow @KalypsoROK on Twitter and on Facebook.

About the Stelos Alliance

The Stelos Alliance, founded in 2008, is a registered 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization with the mission of helping extraordinary young leaders reach their potential. Currently, Stelos offers 19 scholarships annually and provides Principled Leadership Training to student leaders at no cost. In 2012, the Stelos Alliance will award over $25,000 dollars in scholarships to dynamic young people who accept the responsibilities of leadership. For more information, visit Follow @StelosAlliance on Twitter and on Facebook.