Our Stories: Valeria, Scholar (2019)

Valeria is the daughter of Bolivian immigrant parents, the first in her family to attend college, a valedictorian of her high school class, and captain of the swim team. She has been a member of National Honor Society, Math Honor Society, and Science National Honor Society. Valeria also works part-time as a lifeguard and plans on pursuing a degree in Industrial engineering at Virginia Tech.