At 15, Chris Blue is mapping his future as an engineer.
To reach his goal, he plans to take advantage of a new 3-plus-2 dual degree engineering program through UNC Pembroke and N.C. State University.
The 3-plus-2 program was announced during a ceremony on the N.C. State campus earlier this month. Blue attended along with 40 university leaders, trustees, administrators and faculty from both schools.
“I think this is a great opportunity,” said Blue, a rising sophomore at