2016 Scholars

Natalie DellaMaria, Clemson National Scholars Program

Natalie DellaMaria

Crystal Lake, IL

Major:

Computer Science

Campus Involvement and Leadership:

  • Co-Director of CUhackit (Spring 2017-Present)
  • Clemson Outdoor Recreation and Education Trip Leader (Spring 2017-Present)
  • Future Engineers Volunteer (Spring 2019-Present)
  • Girls Who Code Club Facilitator (Fall 2019-Present)
  • Seniors Advising Sophomores in Honors Mentor (Fall 2019-Present)

Internship/Research/Learning Experiences:

  • Software Engineering Intern at Samsara Inc. (Summer 2019)
  • Software Engineering Intern at Insitu Inc. (Summer 2018)
  • Future Computing Technologies Lab Big Data/Machine Learning research (Spring 2019-Present)
  • Grace Hopper Celebration 2019 Student Scholarship attendee (Fall 2019)
  • Competed in a variety of hackathons: CalHacks (Fall 2018), HackGT (Fall 2018), SheHacks (Spring 2018), HackNC (Spring 2018)
  • 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:

  • Clemson UNICEF (Co-President, Fall 2019-Present)
  • Tigers Together to Stop Suicide (Fall 2017-Spring 2019)
  • SASH Mentor (Fall 2019-Present)
  • Honors Student Advisory Board (Fall 2016-Present)
  • 1st Place, Tiger SpeakOut Public Speaking Competition (Spring 2017)
  • Intramural Sports (Flag Football, Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo)
  • Alpha Lambda Delta Honors Society, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

Internship/Research/Learning Experiences:

  • United States Supreme Court Internship Program (Summer 2019)
  • Suicide Prevention Creative Inquiry with Dr. Heidi Zinzow and Dr. Martie Thompson (Fall 2017-Spring 2019)
  • Sleep and Sleep Loss Creative Inquiry with Dr. June Pilcher (Spring 2018-Present)
  • Senatorial Twitter Research with Dr. Jeff Fine (Summer 2018)
  • Departmental Honors Thesis in Political Science (Fall 2018-Present)
  • Dixon Global Policy Scholar (Summer 2017-Present)
  • UNICEF USA Advocacy Day (State Leader for South Carolina, 2017, 2018 & 2019)
  • National Scholars Program Intern (Fall 2017-Present)

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 (2018-19)
  • Undergraduate Researcher in batteryless computing for PERSIST Lab under Dr. Jacob Sorber
  • Research on biomimetic tendril-like continuum robots under Dr. Ian Walker
  • 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:

  • Seniors Advising Sophomores in Honors (Mentor)
  • Clemson College Democrats (Communications Director)
  • Clemson UNICEF (Advocacy Chair)
  • Honors College Ambassador
  • NSP New Scholar Retreat Team (2018 Leader)
  • CUSG Government Affairs Committee

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)
  • Telling Stories of Immigrant Detention Creative Inquiry with Dr. Naimou and Dr. Mai (2019-)
  • Study and Internship Abroad in Córdoba, Argentina (Summer 2019)
  • NSP Community Engagement Intern (2017-18)
  • UNICEF USA Annual Student Summit and Advocacy Day (2017-19)
  • Multicultural Spain Today Maymester (May 2019)
  • 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, History

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:

  • State Department Internship at U.S. Mission to International Organizations in Vienna (Summer 2018)
  • State Department Internship at U.S. Embassy Riyadh Regional Security Office (Summer 2019)
  • Additional Model UN Conferences in Barcelona (spring 2018) and Lisbon (spring 2019)
  • 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-)
  • IEEE Robotics Team (fall 2019)
  • SASH Mentor (fall 2019)
  • CUSG Senate (2017-2018)
  • IT Student Advisory Board (2017-)

Internship/Research/Learning Experiences:

  • Research in Continuous Robotics (fall 2019)
  • Georgia Tech Lorraine Study Abroad in Metz, France (fall 2018)
  • Co-op at Bosch in Charleston, SC (summer 2018 and 2019)
  • 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)