The main duties of the Awards and Scholarships Chair position are to administer the faculty awards and student scholarships given out by the SEC. Three faculty awards are given out each year: The College of Engineering Sporn Award, The Undergraduate Research Advisor Award, and The Engineering Organization Advisor Award. Four student scholarships are given out each year: the Paul E. Torgersen Leadership Scholarship (two recipients) and the Nathnael Gebreyes Service Scholarship (two recipients). This position is also responsible for planning the annual awards banquet and assisting with the planning of the annual engineers’ ball of the spring semester.
B.S. Computer Science ’24 with a Minor in Finance
Marcelina is from Westfield, New Jersey and came to Virginia Tech to pursue her passion for STEM. Professionally, she seeks out opportunities that allow her to explore the interconnectedness of technology, finance, science, and related fields. Outside of school, Marcelina finds joy in swimming, music, reading, staying active, and hopes to travel the world.