Lara Nichols - 2010 Golden Opportunity Scholar

Lara NicholsLara Nichols is student at Virginia Tech, and is double majoring in Environmental Science and Environmental Policy and Planning. Lara is a senior and plans to attend graduate school in soil science after graduating in May 2011. Her long-term goals are to enter the fields of consulting or education. Her study focuses mainly on soil systems. Lara has been conducting undergraduate research on improving soil compaction and biomass yield. She has also worked with The New River Planning District and Mercer County Solid Waste Authority. She plans on attending graduate school in soil science after graduating in May 2011.