U.S. Navy Lt. Nikki Slaughter, a 2016 Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets alumna, was selected as the Hokie Hero for Saturday’s football game against Liberty. She earned her degree in industrial and systems engineering from the College of Engineering in 2017.  

The Hokie Hero program honors corps alumni who are deployed. Recipients are highlighted by Bill Roth and Mike Burnop during their radio broadcast of Hokie football games, on the Corps of Cadets website, and in the Corps Review alumni magazine.  

Slaughter is P-8A pilot deployed to Japan with Patrol Squadron 10 out of Naval Air Station Jacksonville in Florida. During her time in the Corps of Cadets, she was a member of India Company and served on Regimental Staff.  

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