Nicola is a rising second-year at the University of Virginia, studying Statistics and Computer Science. As a member of the Charlottesville Debate League, she coaches debate at local middle schools, which strengthens these students' writing and public speaking skills. Since graduating from the Academy of Science in 2019, she loves to continue sharing her passion for STEM through teaching. In high school, she gained experience tutoring in STEM subjects with organizations such as RESET (Reinventing Education in Science, Engineering, and Technology) and National Honor Society. Nicola has had a wonderful experience working at Fairfax Collegiate previously, and is looking forward to being an instructor this summer!