Nicola Pengal is a rising senior at Broad Run High School and the Academy of Science (AOS). She loves sharing her passion for STEM through teaching, by implementing similar inquiry-based techniques that she has experienced as a student at AOS. She is an executive officer for RESET (Reinventing Education in Science, Engineering, and Technology), which is a STEM-based program, dedicated to promoting these concepts to elementary school students through hands-on demonstrations. Additionally, as a captain of the Lincoln-Douglas debate team at Broad Run HS, she has plenty of experience with debate tournaments, invitationals, and public speaking events. Nicola is thrilled to be an assistant instructor at Fairfax Collegiate and is looking forward to sharing her skills with other students.