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Tuskegee University students place in the 2020 Think Big Pitch Competition

November 10, 2020

THINK BIG NOW participants
  Vice President of Student Affairs, Dr. Kimberly Scott alongside the student participants:  Gazette Thompson, Senior, Sales and Marketing; Kylie Lowe, Junior, Animal Science; Trevor Baldwin, Senior, Electrical Engineering; AriAnna Thomas, Sophomore, Nursing; Teona Hill, Freshman, Animal Science; Camille Ramey, Sophomore, Occupational Therapy and Zion Edwards, Senior, Biology Pre-Medicine/ Dietetics Dual Major. (AriAnna Thomas is not shown in the group picture)

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
Electrical Engineering
Montevallo, AL
Outside Seating Concept

2nd place, $2500
AriAnna Thomas, Sophomore
Nursing
Raleigh, NC
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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