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2016 Scholars

Natalie DellaMaria, Clemson National Scholars Program

Natalie DellaMaria

Crystal Lake, IL

Major:

Computer Science

Campus Involvement and Leadership:

  • Clemson Outdoor Recreation and Education Trip Leader (Spring 2017-Present)
  • CUhackit Head of Technology and Logistics (Spring 2017-Present)
  • Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society

Internship/Research/Learning Experiences:

  • Competed in a variety of hackathons: CalHacks (Fall 2018), HackGT (Fall 2018), SheHacks (Spring 2018), HackNC (Spring 2018)
  • Software Engineering Intern at Insitu Inc. (Summer 2018)
  • Six week study abroad and travel experience at Stellenbosch University in South Africa (Summer 2017)
  • EUREKA! Research Program: researched for 5 weeks in Dr. Ethan Kung's Cardiovascular Modeling and Experimentation Research Lab (Summer 2016)

Dylan Erikson, Clemson National Scholars Program

Dylan Erikson

Greensboro, NC

Major:

Psychology and Political Science

Campus Involvement and Leadership:

  • Tigers Together to Stop Suicide (Fall 2017-Present)
  • Clemson UNICEF (Advocacy Chair, Fall 2017-Present)
  • Honors Student Advisory Board (Student Outreach Sub-Committee Chair, Spring 2018-Present)
  • Alpha Lambda Delta Honors Society, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
  • Intramural Sports (Flag Football, Soccer, Volleyball, Water Polo)

Internship/Research/Learning Experiences:

  • Dixon Global Policy Scholar, Suicide Prevention Creative Inquiry with Dr. Heidi Zinzow and Dr. Martie Thompson (Fall 2017-Present), Sleep and Sleep Loss Creative Inquiry with Dr. June Pilcher (Spring 2018-Present)
  • Advocacy Day (State Leader for South Carolina, 2017 & 2018), National Scholars Program UPIC Intern (Fall 2017-Present), National Scholars Values of National Parks Maymester Trip to Alaska (May 2018)
  • National Scholars Summer Study Abroad at Stellenbosch University, South Africa (Summer 2017)

Charlie Gallentine, Clemson National Scholars Program

Charlie Gallentine

Lincoln, NE

Major:

Computer Engineering

Minor:

Computer Science

Campus Involvement and Leadership:

Internship/Research/Learning Experiences:

  • Software Engineering Intern at Honeybee Robotics Flight Systems Group (2018-)
  • Undergraduate Researcher in batteryless computing for PERSIST Lab under Dr. Jacob Sorber
  • National Scholars Webmaster Intern (2017-)

Carly Malcolm, Clemson National Scholars Program

Carly Malcolm

High Point, NC

Major:

Spanish Language & International Health

Minors:

Political Science; Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies

Campus Involvement and Leadership:

  • Clemson College Democrats (Communications Director)
  • Clemson UNICEF, Honors College Ambassador, NSP New Scholar Retreat Team (2017, 2018 Leader)
  • CUSG Government Affairs Committee
  • Intramural Volleyball

Internship/Research/Learning Experiences:

  • Interpersonal Violence Prevention Intern at the Clemson Office of Access and Equity (2018-)
  • Government Relations Intern at the American Public Health Association (Summer 2018)
  • NSP Community Engagement Intern (2017-)
  • UNICEF USA Student Summit and Advocacy Day (2017-)
  • Values of National Parks Maymester in Alaska (May 2018)
  • Study Abroad in Stellenbosch, South Africa (Summer 2017)
  • Dixon Global Policy Scholars Maymester (May 2017)
  • Alternative Spring Break Program in Nashville focused on women and youth in crisis (March 2017)

Callahan Moore, Clemson National Scholars Program

Callahan Moore

El Paso, TX

Major:

Political Science

Minor:

German Studies

Campus Involvement and Leadership:

  • Model United Nations Secretary General
  • Dixon Global Policy Scholar
  • Honors Ambassador
  • Reformed University Fellowship

Internship/Research/Learning Experiences:

  • 2017 Dixon Global Policy Scholars Europe trip
  • Model United Nations Conference in Rome
  • American Diplomacy and Politics Washington, D.C. trip

Peter Sterckx, Clemson National Scholars Program

Peter Sterckx

Mt. Pleasant, SC

Major:

Mechanical Engineering

Minor:

International Engineering and Science

Campus Involvement and Leadership:

  • CUhackit, Co-Director and Team Member (2017-)
  • CUSG Senate (2017-2018)
  • IT Student Advisory Board (2017-)

Internship/Research/Learning Experiences:

  • Georgia Tech Lorraine Study Abroad Program in Metz, France (Fall 2018)
  • Intern at Bosch in Charleston (Summer 2018)
  • Clemson Makerspace Intern (Spring 2018)
  • Research on the Embodied Cognition of a Fish-like Robot (Spring 2018)
  • Research on Origami and Carbon Composites (Fall 2017)
  • HackNC (Fall 2017)