Sponsored by Linde, this scholarship is awarded to high achieving undergraduate Black students enrolled in an accredited four-year college pursuing a degree in mechanical or chemical engineering fields.
Christian Twine is a mechanical engineering major at Texas A&M University. Christian entered college early at 17 years old and is interested in engineering design. Christian is from Phoenix, Arizona and enjoys playing soccer and piano in his free time. Christian currently serves as Finance Chair in the National Society of Black Engineers—Texas A&M Chapter. Christian enjoys volunteering and most recently volunteers through NSBE. Christian hopes to one day acquire his own patent.
Gary Clary is an engineering major at Florida State University. He is the property owner as well as the owner of LLC First Born. Gary has always had a passion for staying connected, whether it be with family or technology. His goals in the business world are to drive a society that remembers the point of business is to help the people and build the world up. While his focus has always been schoolwork, in recent years Gary always loved sports; both playing and watching them. Another personal interest of his is reading; mostly non-fiction books so that he can learn about new things. And finally, social networking plays a big role in Gary’s life as it allows him to keep up with friends and family who live all over the world.
Tianna McCroskey is a chemical engineering major at Tennessee Technological University. On campus, Tianna is a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AICHE) chapter at Tennessee Tech. Tianna is also a mentee of the Women in Engineering and Computing Mentorship Program (WiEC). Tianna was a member of the Dean’s List for the Fall of 2021 semester. Tianna became a member of the NAACP in May of 2021. Raised in Nashville, Tennessee, Tianna enjoys baking, video games, spending time with friends and family in her spare time.