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CORPORATE ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

$850 Accenture Scholarship Awards

Presented by:
Nicole Crowder
Managing Director, Financial Services
Accenture

DDEP’s corporate partners recognize students who demonstrate the type of competence prized by industry and the potential to advance the values and guiding principles of the corporation.

*Note: All student year-in-school classifications were for the Spring 2020 semester.

Winner:
Zaniyah Dock
Engineering Institution: North Carolina A&T State University 
Engineering Focus: Computer Engineering
AUC Institution: Spelman College
Major: Mathematics

Winner:
Naomi-Elaina Edouard
Graduating Senior
Engineering Institution: Georgia Institute of Technology
Engineering Focus: Biomedical Engineering
AUC Institution: Spelman College
Major: Mathematics

Winner:
Trevon King
Sophomore, Morehouse College
Major: Applied Physics
Engineering Focus: Electrical Engineering

Winner:
Thiphilius Mills
Clark Atlanta University
Major: Computer Science
Engineering Focus: Computer Engineering

AWARDEE PROFILES 

ZANIYAH DOCK

ZANIYAH DOCK

Engineering Institution: North Carolina A&T State University
Engineering Focus: Computer Engineering
AUC Insititution: Spelman College
Major: Mathematics

Zaniyah Dock is currently attending North Carolina A&T State University, where she is studying mechanical engineering. She also majored in mathematics at Spelman College. She has participated in research programs and secured technical internships with companies including Automated Logic Corporation, Google, and Panasonic. She is a member of the Society of Women Engineers and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. She has been named a Procter and Gamble Scholar, a Xeorox Scholar, and has been selected for membership in the Ethel Waddel Githii Honors Program, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, and Alpha Lambda Delta Honors Society.

NAOMI-ELAINA EDOUARD

Naomi-Eliana Edouard is a dual degree engineering student currently pursuing dual degrees in biomedical engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology and mathematics at Spelman College. She has worked as a Transportation Safety Division Intern at 3M, where she developed content for an interactive e-course and conducted surface strength and toughness tests of pavement surfaces. She also performed research at the Human Performance Lab at Stanford University as part of the Leadership Alliance Summer Research Program, where she studied the effects of gait retraining on medial compartment knee osteoarthritis. In addition, she studied the proteolytic network behind collagen I degradation as an undergraduate researcher at Georgia Tech’s Platt Lab and studied the effects of reverse mutations on ancestral protein at Emory University. She has served as telecommunications and public relations chair for the AUC Chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers, co-social chair for the Association of Women in Math, and is a member of the Spelbots Team, which promotes robotics and computer technology in the community. She has presented research at the Annual Spelman College Research Day, where she won second place for analyzing and interpreting results using biotechnology tools such as sodium dodecyl sulfate polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis SDS-PAGE and statistical tools such as ANOVA, at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for MinorityStudents, and at the National Society of Black Engineers Conference.

Naomi-Elaina Edouard 

Graduating Senior
Engineering Institution: Georgia Institute of Technology
Engineering Focus: Biomedical Engineering
AUC Institution: Spelman College
Major: Mathematics
Hometown: Flint, Michigan

TREVON KING

TREVON KING

Sophomore, Morehouse College
Major: Applied Physics
Engineering Focus: Electrical Engineering
Hometown: Lithonia, Georgia

Trevon King is a sophomore at Morehouse College, majoring in applied physics with a dual degree focus in electrical engineering. King is a native of Lithonia, Georgia. He is a co-founder of AUC Makeway, an organization designed to give opportunities for students of all ages to learn about science, technology, engineering, and math. He is alos a member of the National Society of Black Engineers and served as Morehouse College senator, building connections between engineering students and working engineers. His awards include second place in the NSBE FRC Hackathon and the NSBE Elevator Pitch Competition. King participated in the IAM3D Challenge, where his team used 3D printing to build a hovercraft and robotic arm, placing 6th in the competition as the only HBCU team. He was also a design team leader in designing an electric car for the Electra-thon Competition, placing ninth out of 30 teams in Georgia who competed. He has also worked as a researcher at Auburn University, focusing on neural maching translation in the Linux operating system, and was a volunteer with CodeHouse, where he demonstrated the value of STEM education to middle and high school students.

THIPHILIUS MILLS

Thiphilius Mills is a student at Clark Atlanta University (CAU) majoring in computer science with a dual degree engineering focus in computer engineering. He has worked as a research intern at CAU, conducting research on Harsfield-Jackson International Airport, and at Missouri University of Science and Technology, where he created a graphic user-interface to be used in 3D printing. He has been named to the CAU Dean’s List, has worked as a calculus supplement instructor, and is a member of the National Society of Black Engineers. He has also volunteered to work with youth in the STEM field and participated on the first place team in a case study competition. 

THIPHILIUS MILLS

Clark Atlanta University
Major: Computer Science Science
Engineering Focus: Computer Engineering