Peer Academic Coaches

Meet the 2017-2018 Peer Academic Coaches:

Taylor Moo-Young

Major: Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise
Year
: Junior
Fun fact
: I’m Chinese Jamaican!

“I joined Peer Academic Coaching because I wanted to be able to make a difference in students’ lives and see them grow!”

Anna Sargent

Major: Biological Sciences
Year
: Junior
Fun fact
: I’m a member of the ballet project here on campus.

“I really enjoy helping others improve their skills to be successful!”

Leah Rosso

Major: Industrial and Systems Engineering
Year
: Senior
Fun fact
: I am really good at playing pool.

“Being a PAC means I can help my peers handle the stressors of college in an effective way and teach them skills to be successful.”

Karina Sanchez

Major: Civil and Environmental Engineering
Year
: Senior
Fun fact
: I stayed in the Amazon Rainforest for 5 days!

“I joined PAC because I really enjoy working one-on-one with students, and I want students to understand that balance is essential in college.”

Trey Rogers

Major: Biochemistry
Year
: Senior
Fun fact
: I did TaeKwonDo for 7 years.

“I wanted to be a PAC to help students find academic success, especially during the abrupt transition period of freshman year.”

Nikhitha Indukuri

Major: Business Information Technology
Year
: Senior
Fun fact
: I want to travel to a different country every year after I graduate.

“I wanted be a PAC to give students tips/help that I wish I was given throughout my time at Virginia Tech!”

Erica Nagotko

Majors: Accounting and Information Systems and Finance; minor in Leadership & Social Change
Year
: Junior
Fun fact
: I have been to all 50 states.

“I joined PAC because I wanted to help give fellow Hokies the resources they need to develop into the best version of themselves.”

Yassmin Shamma

Major: Business Information Technology
Year
: Junior
Fun fact
: I’m a Hokie Ambassador!

“I wanted to have an impact on my peers and the Virginia Tech community because it has helped me grow so much and I wanted to give back.”

Emily George

Major: National Security & Foreign Affairs
Year
: Senior
Fun fact
: I have a goal to travel to every single country in the world!

“I wanted to be a PAC to get more involved on campus and help other students be successful.”

Kavi Muraleetharan

Major: Mechanical Engineering
Year
: Senior
Fun fact
: This is first year I haven’t been in marching band in 8 years!

“I’ve always enjoyed helping classmates with school work, and through the PAC program, I could share my experiences with all Hokies.”

Akhilesh Thokala

Major: Business Information Technology
Year
: Senior
Fun fact
: I want to go to Machu Picchu as soon as I graduate!

“I wanted to be a PAC to help others reach their full academic potential.”