Contact: Kawana McGough, Office of Communications, Public Relations and Marketing
Tuskegee, AL — Students at Tuskegee University participated in the THINK BIG NOW pitch competition on October 23. Powered by Vulcan Materials Company, the competition awarded $100K in internships and scholarships to students with big ideas for improving HBCU campuses and communities.
Students were asked for ideas on ways to improve their HBCU campus and community. Select students were invited to pitch their ideas and winners were awarded scholarships and internships and receive mentorship and support to develop their ideas.
Tuskegee’s Top 3 Winners
1st Place, $4000
Trevor Jerel Baldwin, Senior
Outside Seating Concept
2nd place, $2500
AriAnna Thomas, Sophomore
Outdoor Fitness Facility Concept
3rd place, $1500
Kylie Lowe, Sophomore
Animal Poultry & Vet Sciences
Country Club Hills, IL
Laundry Card Load Concept
Trevor Baldwin will compete in the Vulcan Materials, TheYard National Think Big Competition on December 4, 2020. The student’s pitch can be viewed on The Yard Tour’s facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/THEYARDTOUR
The YARD is the HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) platform for connecting tech, talent and culture to advance innovation, infrastructure and inclusion.
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