U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Grace Kim, a 2022 Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets alumna who earned her degrees in Russian and international relations from the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, was selected as the Hokie Hero for Saturday’s football game against North Carolina State. 

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. 

Kim is a scout platoon leader and armor officer with the 1st Armored Division. She is currently deployed to Poland in support of Operation European Assure, Deter and Reinforce. During her time in the corps, she was a member of the Highty-Tighties and served as the regimental supply officer her senior year.  

Written by Katie Mallory