1st Lt. Thomas Meyer, a 2018 Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets alumnus who earned a degree in political science from the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, was selected as the Hokie Hero for Friday night’s football game against Boston College.

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

Meyer is a reconnaissance platoon leader with the Vermont Army National Guard and deployed in support of the NATO-led coalition in Kosovo.

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