Meet Some of Our Tutors

ViP's team of compassionate high-school volunteers embodies what it means to work together for the betterment of others and themselves. They are kind, smart, and willing to work hard to enrich each student's learning experience. Read on to learn more about some of our incredible tutors. Not all of our team members can be highlighted online, but students and families will receive bios and photos of their tutors when matched. 

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My name is Xander and I am a junior at West Forsyth High School. I am on the leadership team of ViP as a Director of Peer Guides Programming and also a Peer Guide. I keep a rigorous course load and strive to maintain straight As. I am a drum major for the WFHS Marching Band, a member of the Youth Advisory Council of Winston-Salem, a first-grade teacher at my church, and a Life Scout in scouting. I am very sociable and have a passion for music, community, & helping others.

Hello! I'm Brooke! I am a junior at Atkins High School. I am on the Division of Team Resources for ViP. I value taking part in extracurriculars such as Key Club & Science Olympiad. I am also on the Women's Varsity Tennis Team. I have been a Girl Scout for 5 years and advised younger girl scouts. I love reading, volunteering, and watching various movies. I enjoy challenging courses in school and plan to study Biomedical Engineering.

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Hello! My name is Ojas, and I am a sophomore at Atkins Academic & Technology High School. I am a part of the Atkins Chess Team and have competed in multiple chess tournaments. I frequently volunteer at the Lewisville library and I am a Boy Scout. I am part of the R.I.S.E, Division with ViP. Some of my hobbies include playing an Indian instrument called the tabla and riding my bike.

Hello! I'm Jackie. I am a junior at West Forsyth High School, where I strive to maintain straight As in my Honors and AP classes. I am a part of several clubs at WFHS and play club soccer outside of school. I am considering pursuing a career in the field of medicine. I enjoy baking, playing the piano, and spending time with friends and family!

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Hi! I'm Ashley. I'm a junior at the Early College of Forsyth where I participate in yearbook and student council. I am on the Board of Directors for ViP, but also hold the Deputy Director of Operations and Director of Hispanic Outreach positions. I've been serving my community for over four years which has allowed me to grow as a person and why I find it so important. In my free time, I also make bracelets and spend time with my friends and family.

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Hi, I'm Jaya! I am a sophomore at Atkins High School where I take honors-level classes. I am on the ViP R.I.S.E. Division. I am involved in Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America and Crosby Scholars. Some of my hobbies are dance, baking, and painting. I also enjoy volunteering, traveling, reading, and spending time with my family and friends!

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Hi! My name is Marly, and I am a junior at West Forsyth High School. I participate in several school clubs and serve in my church's children's ministry. My mom is a teacher, and she is a fantastic example of how each student is worth your best efforts. I enjoy playing the guitar, traveling, and spending time with friends and family in my free time.

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Hello, my name is Stephanie. I am a junior at Atkins High School. I value taking part in extracurriculars like HOSA and Environmental Debate. I am bilingual and enjoy filling the language barrier between Spanish and English speakers. My hobbies include bettering my community, making earrings, baking, and playing the flute. 

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Hi, I'm Joseph! I am a sophomore at Mount Tabor High School for which I play on the JV basketball team. I am on the R.I.S.E. Division of ViP. I take high-level classes and strive to do well in all of them. I also volunteer in my community through my church youth group. I enjoy spending time with my family and friends.

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Hi there, my name is Ellie and I am a senior at Mt. Tabor High School. I am an Assistant Director of Operations for ViP. I participate in the MTHS Key Club, Student Council, and the YMCA Youth and Government program. I am also a member of the National Honor Society and a leader of the National English Honor Society. In my free time, I love dancing, reading, and spending time with my friends and family! 

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Hi, my name is Oise! I am a junior at Mt. Tabor High School and dual-enrolled at Forsyth Tech Community College. I am on the leadership team for ViP as a Director of Peer Guides Programming and also a Peer Guide. I have a college-level academic course load, but find time to play basketball for Mt. Tabor High School. I have a career interest in the field of law.

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Hi! I'm Zarah and I am a sophomore at Reagan High School. I am on the ViP R.I.S.E. Division. I am currently enrolled in honors and AP-level coursework. I am in the Girl's Service Club which helps me pursue my love of volunteering. In my free time, I enjoy cooking, crocheting, and baking.

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Hi, I'm Abby! I am on the Division of Team Resources for ViP.  I am a junior at West Forsyth High School where I like to challenge myself in rigorous courses and participate in several clubs. I hold leadership positions in two of those clubs as a PR Officer for Key Club and  Secretary/Treasurer for TSA. I frequently volunteer with my church and intern at a local dance studio. In my free time, I enjoy reading, baking, and learning! 

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Hi! I'm Lenore! I was chosen as ViP's Tutor of the Year for 2020/21. I am also ViP's Director of Family Support. I am a senior at Parkland Magnet High School. I am the secretary of Key Club and Student Leadership Council, and I frequently tutor freshmen at my school in math. I want to pursue a career in medicine when I graduate because I have always enjoyed helping others. In my free time, I enjoy playing the piano, doing yoga, and just reading a good book!

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Hi, my name is Ashanti. I am a senior at Mt. Tabor High School where I also manage the ViP Tutor Hub. I am enrolled in honors and college classes. I play tennis and enjoy spending time with my family. Math is one of my favorite subjects, and I always enjoy helping others who have questions about it whenever I can!

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Hi! My name is Ward, and I am a junior at Calvary Day School. I am a tutor and Peer Guide with ViP. I am a member of the NC Youth and Government and am the captain of my club soccer team at NC Fusion. In my free time, I enjoy reading, soccer, basketball, and spending time with friends.

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Hello, I'm Kevin and I am a sophomore at Atkins Academic and High School. I am also on ViP's R.I.S.E. Division. I'm currently enrolled in rigorous classes and proud to be an honor roll student. I volunteer at my church on the weekends and I also enjoy reading, drawing, and playing video games.

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Hello, my name is Ashley N. and I am part of the ViP R.I.S.E. Division. I am a sophomore at West Forsyth High School and I'm currently enrolled in honors courses and several Advanced Placement courses. My favorite subject is math, but science is a close runner-up. Outside of school, I enjoy baking, playing with my dogs, and hanging out with friends!

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Hello! My name is Abi. I am a sophomore at Atkins High School and also a member of the R.I,S.E. Division of ViP! I strive to take challenging honors and AP courses in school. Currently, the clubs I participate in are HOSA, Envirothon, Cyberpatriots, and a local robotics team named, Girls on Fire. I enjoy playing instruments, drawing, baking and being outdoors. I love art, music, and helping others when I can! 

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My name is Ben O'Brien and I am a junior at Atkins High School. Academically, I work to maintain consistent levels of excellence in my grades and schoolwork. I am enrolled in numerous courses that are rigorous and challenging. I play the trumpet in the Atkins Wind Ensemble and participate in my school's marching band. Additionally, I am a JROTC Cadet and a member of the battalion drill team. In higher levels of education I plan to pursue civil engineering or architecture. 

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Hi, my name is Chloe! I am part of ViP's leadership team in the Division of Team Resources. I am currently a junior at West Forsyth High School. I always strive for excellence in my classes and in my extracurricular activities, which currently include colorguard and Key Club. In my free time, I enjoy painting and singing, as well as spending time with my family and friends!

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My name is Carly and I am a sophomore at Mount Tabor High School. I am on the leadership team of ViP as a member of the R.I.S.E. Division. I enjoy being a part of the Art Club and the volleyball team. Outside of school, I enjoy art, volleyball, and reading.

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Hi! I'm Hope, and I am a junior at RJ Reynolds High School. I'm a tutor and Peer Guide with ViP, and I do cross country, track, swim, and golf for my school. I'm also involved in the Winston Opportunity Project, Girl's Club, and do lots of work at various sites in Winston. In my free time, I love to read and spend time outdoors!

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Hello! My name is Rae and I am a junior at Reynolds High School. I am a member of the “Girls Council” service club, and volunteer at Second Harvest Food Bank. In my free time, I love to read, write, and paint.

Your students will love working with this team!

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Hi! My name is Sarah-Emery, and I am a junior at RJ Reynolds High School for which I play soccer and swim for the varsity swim team. I am a tutor, but also a Peer Guide for ViP. I am a member of the Girls Counsel Service Club and a part of Youth Grantmakers in Action. I enjoy participating in Battle of the Books, studying Mandarin, and practicing Northern Shaolin style Kung Fu. In my free time, I enjoy reading, hiking, and spending time with my friends and family.

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Hi! My name is Lorna and I am a junior at West Forsyth High School. I am a ViP Director of Peer Guides Programming. I am the Vice-President of the WFHS French Club and Junior Representative for Key Club. I challenge myself by taking all honors and AP level courses. I am also on the Missional Engagement Team at my church and I often volunteer in the community with my youth group. In my free time, I like to read, sing, and play the guitar and ukulele.

Hi, I'm Ocir! I am a junior at the Early College of Forsyth and run track at Parkland High School. I am a part of Student Council, Drama Club, & Multi-Cultural Club. I am a ViP Peer Guide and also a Director of Peer Guides Programming. I am considering a career in law or medicine. I like spending time with my family and writing!

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Hi, I'm Emma! I am a senior at RJ Reynolds High School. I am involved in service clubs such as the National Honors Society, Girl's Council, and Young Environmentalists. In my free time, I love to coach swimming, read, dance, and play with my dog. 

Hi! My name is Mary Wallace and I am a sophomore at West Forsyth High School. I am on ViP's R.I.S.E. Division. I play lacrosse for WFHS. I also play the piano and flute, as well as sing. I enjoy spending time with my sister and two Beagle pups when I can.

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Hello! My name is Thanai and I'm a sophomore at Atkins High School, where I am proud to be a part of the student government and TSA. I take primarily AP and honors classes, and in my free time, I enjoy baking and rollerblading. I have experience helping younger students understand concepts, and look forward to implementing those measures to assist the students I tutor.

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Hey there! My name is Katelyn, and I'm a junior at the Early College of Forsyth. I am on the Board of Directors for ViP, but I am also a Deputy Director of Operations for them as well. I decided to start college-level classes early, beginning as a freshman in high school because I always want to challenge myself! I lend a hand to those in need whenever possible, and I am a very active volunteer at my church. My hobbies include playing the piano, violin, guitar, and video games.

Hi! My name is Trichelle. I am a junior at West Forsyth High School, where I am enrolled in AP and Honors level coursework. I am a class representative for Student Government, as well as a LEAD Girl and Crosby Scholar. I am very active within my church, where I assist with the children's ministry and participate in youth activities. Serving my community, listening to music, and spending time with family are some of the things I like to do in my free time.

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Hi, my name is Taniska! I am a junior at Reagan High School and also a Director of the ViP Peer Guides Programl I am president of the RHS Book Club and participate in Green Club and Med Club. I am also a Youth Volunteer Screener for the Red Cross in the Greater Carolinas region. In my spare time, I love to read, listen to music, and go swimming. 

Hello, my name is Brianna. I am a junior at West Forsyth High School. I am the ViP Tutor Supply Coordinator. I am a member of Key Club and a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. I serve in the children's ministry at my church and love teaching children of all ages! In my leisure time, I enjoy making art and playing the electric and acoustic guitar.

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Hi, my name is Tori! I am a junior at Reagan High School. I run track & field, and play the piano. I also love to read and spend time with my family. I am an active member of student government and a youth leader in my church. I love learning and am excited to help spark a love of academics in young students.

Hi! My name is Bridget, and I am a junior at Reagan High School. I am on the English Academic Team and a Student Ambassador. I participate in the Creative Writing Club, Spirit Club, Guitar Club, and GSA Club. I take all honors-level core classes. I am not only a ViP tutor, but I am a ViP Peer Guide as well!

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Hi! My name is Janie, and I am a junior at West Forsyth High School. I am a member of French Club, Future Teachers of America. I am interested in being an elementary school teacher. My hobbies include playing the piano, dance, and sometimes video games. 

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Hi! My name is Trinity, and I am a junior at West Forsyth High School. I am a member of the WFHS Marching Band. I always seek to be challenged intellectually; therefore, I take honors and AP courses. I love to help out in the community in any way that I can.

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Hi! My name is Keisha, and I am a junior at West Forsyth High School. I strive to take high-level courses and to get straight As in all of my classes! I play the piano and the violin, as well as paint in my free time! I am an easy person to communicate with, and I have a passion for music, art, and helping others in any way that I can!

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Hi! I'm Adalia, and I am a sophomore at Paisley IB School. I am a competitive cheerleader and volunteer for my community whenever possible. I aspire to be a sports medicine doctor and coach. Some of my favorite things to do are draw and spend time with my family

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Hello, I'm Addison! I am a junior at RJ Reynolds High School and the ViP Director of Onboarding. I have always loved helping and engaging with others. I look forward to helping students in my community do their best work possible. I enjoy dancing and my favorite subject is math!

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Hi! I'm Wilson! I am a junior at West Forsyth High School. I enjoy learning new things and taking challenging classes. I participate in Speech and Debate, Math ACE, and Habitat for Humanity clubs. I also have fun coaching youth basketball at the YMCA and being part of the track and field team. In my free time, I exercise, watch lots of sports, and play games with my family.