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Undergraduate Student

Victoria Kellinger

Major: Sustainable Biomaterials

Expected Graduation Date: May 2016


I was born in Ashburn, Virginia, but spent most of my life in Chesterfield, a few hours away. I have always been a proud Hokie fan, as both of my parents graduated from Virginia Tech. It was an easy choice to come to Blacksburg, and it has turned out to be one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. From an early age, I knew that I enjoyed designing and building things. As I continued onto high school, my interests in woodworking surfaced, along with concerns about our environment. I tried a few different majors, but none truly stood out to me. During my sophomore year I heard about the sustainable biomaterials program and was immediately interested. I chose to follow the sustainable residential structures track, and since have been enjoying the great opportunities and experiences Virginia Tech has offered me.

In my experience with the Wood Enterprise Institute, I will become familiar with the process necessary to design, produce, promote, and sell a product. Most courses would have me learn these steps from a book. In the WEI, we are a company of classmates. We work together in a true business endeavor to accomplish our goal and to solve any problems that may arise. In the end, I hope to have achieved a thorough understanding of how to produce and sell a product successfully. These skills will further my professional capabilities and allow me to be successful, now and in the future.

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