Meet the Summer Start Student Staff

Each year New Student Programs selects a group of enthusiastic and dedicated undergraduate leaders to assist with implementing the Summer Start program. Summer Start Mentors serve as important resources and guides to assist new students with the transition to NC State.

If you are interested in being a Summer Start Mentor in 2022, apply by October 31, 2021!

2021 Summer Start Mentors

Kita Adams (SS Mentor) Headshot

Chris Aiello

Asheville, NC

Life Sciences First Year

Major: Biochemistry

Minors:

Sophomore

cmaiello@ncsu.edu

Caroline Barrett (SS Mentor) Headshot

Kayla Alford

Laurinburg, NC

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Major: Social Work

Minors: Political Science

Senior

kealfor2@ncsu.edu

Hayden Brown (SS Mentor) Headshot

Stacy Ban

Midlothian, VA

College of Engineering

Major: Biomedical Engineering and Human Biology

Sophomore

scban@ncsu.edu

Maria Dizon (SS Mentor) Headshot

Kimberly Barrera-Gutierrez

China Grove, NC

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Major: Social Work

Minor: Nonprofit Studies

Junior

kbarrer2@ncsu.edu

Skyler Futrell (SS Mentor) Headshot

Esha Bhatnagar

Harrisburg, NC

College of Sciences

Major: Biological Sciences

Minor: Psychology

Sophomore

ebhatna@ncsu.edu

Larden Garland (SS Mentor) Headshot

Laylani Callaway

Cary, NC

College of Sciences

Major: Mathematics

Sophomore

lecallaw@ncsu.edu

Kate Kennedy (SS Mentor) Headshot

Indiana Dunn

Elon, NC

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Major: Animal Science

Minor: Zoology

Junior

iedunn@ncsu.edu

Steven Lamm (SS Mentor) Headshot

Kelcie Farmer

Fayetteville, NC

College of Sciences

Major: Human Biology

Minor: Nutrition Science and Sports Science

Junior

knfarmer@ncsu.edu

Ryan Mehta (SS Mentor) Headshot

Harshita Gupta

New Delhi, India

College of Engineering

Major: Computer Science

First Year

hgupta5@ncsu.edu

Blake Monkus (SS Mentor) Headshot

Camille Ingram

Garner, NC

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Major: Agricultural Business Management

Minor:

Sophomore

cringra3@ncsu.edu

Cam Myrick (SS Mentor) Headshot

Briella Jackson

Charlotte, NC

College of Sciences

Major: Human Biology

Minor: Spanish and Health, Medicine and Human Values

Sophomore

bajacks6@ncsu.edu

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JaeKouk Ko

Raleigh, NC

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Major: Political Science and Science, Technology and Society

Minor: Biological Sciences

Junior

jko3@ncsu.edu

Lauryn Oyler (SS Mentor) Headshot

Fei Lei

Four Oaks, NC

Poole College of Management

Major: Economics

Minor: Psychology

Junior

fxlei@ncsu.edu

James Paul (SS Mentor) Headshot

Warda Moughal

Raleigh, NC

College of Sciences

Major: Human Biology

Minor: Marine Science and Psychology

Junior

wrmougha@ncsu.edu

Jacob Smith (SS Mentor) Headshot

Charvi Pande

Cary, NC

College of Engineering

Major: Aerospace Engineering and French

Sophomore

cpande@ncsu.edu

Molly Sun (SS Mentor) Headshot

Niraj Patel

Belmont, NC

College of Engineering

Major: Computer Engineering

Minor: Mathematics

Sophomore

nspatel9@ncsu.edu

Liz Williams (SS Mentor) Headshot

Maia Schreiber

Raleigh, NC

College of Engineering

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Sophomore

mmschrei@ncsu.edu

Isra Siddiqui

Raleigh, NC

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Major: Pshychology

Minor: Biology and International Studies

Junior

iisiddiq@ncsu.edu

Sara Watkins

Hickory, NC

College of Engineering

Major: Civil Engineering

Minor: Mathematics

Sophomore

sewatki4@ncsu.edu