PCC Director of Recruitment and First-Year Experience John Carrere leads a new student orientation session for first-time college students and their parents.

WINTERVILLE — Recent Pitt Community College graduate Liz Edwards has been selected to participate in the prestigious Goodnight Scholars Program at N.C. State University, starting this fall.

Edwards, who will pursue a bachelor’s degree in horticulture science with a concentration in plant breeding and biotechnology at N.C. State, graduated from PCC this month with an Associate in Science. She was one of 50 recipients, representing 21 North Carolina counties, selected to be part of the scholars program’s transfer class of 2026.