The Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech awarded Andrew M. Sorrels of McLean, Va. the Pamplin Leadership Award offered through University Honors for the 2013-14 academic year.
Sorrels, who graduated from McLean High School in 2013, will be majoring in general engineering at College of Engineering at Virginia Tech.
The Pamplin Scholars Program consists of two scholarships: the Pamplin Leadership Award and the Pamplin Scholar Award. The Pamplin Leadership Award is presented annually to one qualified student from each public high school in the Commonwealth of Virginia and is open to any student that applies to Virginia Tech. The Pamplin Leadership Award is a one-year academic merit-based scholarship.
Virginia Tech’s nationally ranked Pamplin<http://www.pamplin.vt.edu/> College of Business<http://www.pamplin.vt.edu/> offers undergraduate and graduate programs in accounting and information systems, business information technology, economics, finance, hospitality and tourism management, management, and marketing.
The college emphasizes the development of leadership, technology, multicultural, and international business knowledge and skills and is committed to serving business and society through the expertise of its faculty, alumni, and students. It is named in honor of two alumni: the late Robert B. Pamplin, retired CEO of Georgia-Pacific, and businessman and philanthropist Robert B. Pamplin Jr.