Sotires Pagiavlas graduated from the Early College Program at Guilford College in Greensboro, North Carolina. During high school Pagiavlas spent his summers working as a mentor to foster teens through the TEAM UP Program. As a member of his school’s Interact Community Service Club, Pagiavlas raised funds for the Pwoje Espwa Orphanage in Haiti. He is pursuing a major in Business Administration and is a member of the Curriculum Development Team through his Spanish and Entrepreneurship first-year seminar. In his first year as a Bonner Leader, Pagiavlas worked as an Afterschool Assistant, tutoring elementary school children in the Chapel Hill/Carrboro Human Rights Center. This year Pagiavlas plans to enhance the math and science skills of his students by creating his own mini-programs to accelerate retention and measure the impact of his technique through EOG tests.