Wednesday, NC State lost a member of it’s family. Rebecca Rosenfeld, a 2010 graduate of Chapel Hill High School died while spending a summer in Canada. According to the NC State’s online records, she was studying Mechanical Engineering and made the 2012 Spring Dean’s List. Her mother, Dorothy Mebane, is directs the university system’s NC Teach program. Police haven’t pressed any charges against the vehicle that struck her Wednesday and don’t have any plans to do so.
While at NC State, she served as an undergraduate researcher for NC State’s Nanoscale Tribiology Lab. She also worked several part-time jobs in retail and as a physics tutor.
As a family, we morn the loss of a member of the NC State family and our thoughts and prayers go out to Rebecca’s friends and family.
I just got one last thing, I urge all of you, all of you, to enjoy your life, the precious moments you have. To spend each day with some laughter and some thought, to get you’re emotions going. If you laugh, you think, and you cry, that’s a full day. That’s a heck of a day. You do that seven days a week, you’re going to have something special.