Hamric, who graduated from Pulaski County High School in 2014, will be majoring in human nutrition, foods, and exercise in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Tech. Hamric was also Most Valuable Cougar
The Pamplin Leadership Award, part of the Pamplin Scholars Program, is open to any senior from among Virginia’s public high schools. The one-year academic, merit-based scholarship is awarded to no more than 40 qualified students each year. Students who receive the Pamplin Leadership Award are eligible for the Pamplin Scholar Award, which provides students who remain in good academic standing full Virginia Tech tuition and fees until graduation.