Honors & Awards

This page contains a full list of all of the honors and awards given to Danielle Jeffers and Dough 4 Degrees, LLC since November 2015. Danielle founded Dough 4 Degrees on January 14, 2016, during her first year of college at Virginia Tech. She was 18-years-old at the time of the company’s inception.

Visit Danielle’s LinkedIn for a more detailed description of each honor and award.

2019

July 2019 | Marketing Partner feature on K3 Marketing and Media Group, LLC’s website | K3MMG Website

May 2019 | Graduated Debt-Free from Virginia Tech Having Earned More than $200,000 in Scholarships | Virginia Tech

March 2019 | Scholarship supports Danielle Jeffers’ passion for helping others afford college | Virginia Tech

January 2019 | 2019 First Place Winner of Virginia Tech’s 2nd Annual MLK Oration Competition | Virginia Tech’s Cultural and Community Centers

January 2019 | 2019 Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) Trek Virginia Tech Representative | Silicon Valley Bank

2018

December 2018 | Virginia Tech’s Dean’s List | Virginia Tech’s College of Liberal Arts & Human Sciences

July 2018 | Virginia Tech’s Dean’s List | Virginia Tech’s College of Liberal Arts & Human Sciences

May 2018 | Virginia Tech’s Dean’s List | Virginia Tech’s College of Liberal Arts & Human Sciences

March 2018 | 2018 $10,000 Winner of Virginia Tech’s Entrepreneur Challenge | Virginia Tech’s Apex Center for Entrepreneurs

March 2018 | 2018 Student Innovator of the Year | Southern Piedmont Technology Council

February 2018 | 2018 Speaker and Workshop Host for the Apex Center for Entrepreneurs | Virginia Tech’s Apex Center for Entrepreneurs

January 2018 | 2018 Second Place Winner of Virginia Tech’s MLK Oration Competition | Virginia Tech’s Cultural and Community Centers

2017

November 2017 | 2017 Finalist of the ePortfolio Student Showcase | Virginia Tech’s University Libraries

November 2017 | 2017 Seed Fund Winner of the KickStart VT Live Pitch | Virginia Tech’s Apex Center for Entrepreneurs

October 2017 | 2017 Finalist for The Big Launch Challenge | The Launch Place

August 2017 | 2017 Participant of the VT KnowledgeWorks Global Challenge | VT KnowledgeWorks

July 2017 | 2017 Finalist for the $10,000 CommonBond Social Impact Award | CommonBond

May 2017 | Virginia Tech’s Dean’s List | Virginia Tech’s College of Liberal Arts & Human Sciences

May 2017 | 2017 Finalist for the Red Bull LaunchPad TechCrunch | Red Bull

April 2017 | $30,000 Investment from Marcus Lemonis | Virginia Tech

April 2017 | 2017 $10,000 Grand Prize Winner of the VT KnowledgeWorks Global Entrepreneurship Challenge Semifinals | VT Knowledgeworks

April 2017 | 2017 $5,000 VT KnowledgeWorks Information Technology Award | VT KnowledgeWorks

April 2017 | 2017 Aspirations Fellow | Virginia Tech’s Division of Student Affairs

April 2017 | Second Place, Union Challenge: Elevator Pitch | Virginia Tech’s Apex Center for Entrepreneurs

February 2017 | Aspire! Award for Curiosity | Virginia Tech’s Division of Student Affairs

2016

December 2016 | Virginia Tech’s Dean’s List | Virginia Tech’s College of Liberal Arts & Human Sciences

November 2016 | Finalist, ACC InVenture Prize at Virginia Tech | VT KnowledgeWorks

May 2016 | Virginia Tech’s Dean’s List | Virginia Tech’s College of Liberal Arts & Human Sciences

2015

December 2015 | Virginia Tech’s Dean’s List | Virginia Tech’s College of Liberal Arts & Human Sciences

November 2015 | Finalist, “At the Nexus” Pitch Competition | “At the Nexus” Summit