Our December Scholar of the Month is Teaona Tyree, a Marketing Major at Howard University. As a Team Leader in the School of Business’s 21st Century Advantage Program, she was a mentor to ten freshman girls working on their academic matriculation and on a year-long business plan project. She has been a summer intern with Unilever in their Cincinnati and New York offices.
This year, Teaona was part of a team in the L’Oreal Brandstorm competition that developed a product line, wrote a business plan, and created a marketing strategy for The Body Shop. This past December, her team competed on the university level against others teams at Howard University and was selected to go to nationals in New York City. As a result of her hard work, Teaona was offered an internship with L’Oreal in New York this summer.
Teaona was recently elected as the Undergraduate Student Representative for the School of Business. In this position, she oversees a $500,000 student facilities budget, advocates for student grievances, and hosts programs that foster relationships between students and corporate sponsors. We awarded Teaona with an Alumni Scholarship at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute. The Baltimore Polytechnic Institute is one of our alumni scholarships helping students in Baltimore schools. For more information about our scholarship application, please click here.