Yarahy Leal joined the Honors EXCEL program as a graduate student worker in spring 2022. She was born in Venezuela and lived most of her life in Ecuador. She came to WVU 4 years ago to obtain her B.S. in Animal and Nutritional Sciences with a minor in Agribusiness Management, and Yarahy is now pursuing her master’s degree in Animal Physiology. She loves animals and likes to read thriller and mystery books when she's not busy. She also enjoys watching shows and movies.