A two-time graduate of Virginia Tech, Jessica teaches Sports and Entertainment Marketing at Blacksburg High School in Blacksburg, Virginia. While in college she was a member of Chi Delta Alpha sorority and she completed a study abroad program in Dijon, France, attending classes at the Burgundy School of Business. She also completed a summer internship experience at Busch Gardens Williamsburg in the Merchandising Department, where one of her biggest tasks was teaching park leadership how to use Twitter (it was 2009)! In addition to Sports and Entertainment, Jessica teaches Fashion Marketing, Advanced Fashion Marketing, and Principles of Business. She is the lead advisor to the Blacksburg High School DECA Chapter and has been named one of Virginia’s Outstanding DECA Advisors for the past three years. To complement her work in the classroom, Jessica serves as Lead Mentor Teacher for BHS and is a member of the Virginia Tech School of Education Initial Licensure Advisory Council. Of course, Jessica is a huge sports fan and cheers hard for her Virginia Tech Hokies and any team from Pittsburgh (Go Penguins!).