MMA Student Recognitions 2013

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MMA Student Recognitions 2013

Tejas

Sunil
Badgujar



Tejas

Badgujar

is a 6
th

grade
student at Vickery
Creek Middle
School.



He has been qualified
to
compete
at State
level of the
National Geographic Bee.




Tejas

won the school bee in
January, and then took a
written test to qualify for the
state
-
level competition.

Tejas

is
one of top

100

scorers.




Dhruv

B
avadekar



He has been selected for Governor's
Honors program for Chemistry.



















Regional & State level winner in Science
Olympiad competitions.





Selected as a member of National Spanish
Student Honors Society.



Involved in Taekwondo and has
participated in a National sparring
tournament hosted by Yong
-
in University
of South Korea. He won the grand
championship Gold medal. He was
awarded a trip to study the martial art at
Yong
-
in University.


He has participated in YMCA's program
for Homeless and Orphanages. He
conducts martial art classes in church for
students who cannot afford classes.



Dhruv

is a Senior at Alpharetta High
School and will be heading to Georgia
Tech University to study Chemical
Engineering.

Aditya

Bhave



Aditya

competed in the Georgia
State Oratorical
Contest in
the
Middle & High School category

and
won 1
st

place in

Forsyth County.
The
topic was ‘Why my voice is
important’. He then represented
Forsyth County at the Zone Level
Contest held in Gainesville and won
2
nd

place.


Aditya

was selected to play clarinet in
the District Honor Band .


Aditya

acheived

over 95 percentile in
SAT Math and has

qualified for the
Grand Recognition
Ceremany

through
the Talent Identification Program at
Duke University.


Aditya

Bhave

is
in 7th
grade
at
Riverwatch

Middle School in Suwanee,
GA

Preity

Chavan


Preity

a 4
th

grader , is a National
winner of the Constituting
America Art contest.


The topic was "What does the
Constitution

mean to you?"


Preity

was awarded a prize


which
consisted of a trophy, a certificate, and a $100 gift card in the
fall of 2012.

Avani

Dhuri


Avani

was recognized
from National
Elementary Honor Society (NEHS
)
for
maintaining academic excellence
above 95% (outstanding scholarship),
responsibility and
committment

to
excellence in leadership and service
.


Avani

with her brilliant performance
won divisional championship for
Readers Rally
Competition. She got a
chance to represent
her school in
Final Four

at GCPS TV
broacasting

center on Thursday March 21, 2013.



Avani


was also selected for State
Level Reflection program for her
own
choreographed 3 minute
performance which was based on her
Bharat
Natyam

education.

Avani

Dhuri

is in 4
th

grade
at
Camp Creek Elementary,
Lilburn.


Sarth

Diskalkar


Sarth

has been selected in the top 10
students who will be representing
Georgia in the
AGLOA (
Academic
Games Leagues of
America) national
championship
tournament in
Charlotte,NC
.



Sarth

is a Tuba player in RMS
symphonic band and was selected
for District Honor Band this year. He
also made it to the final round of All
State auditions in Macon, GA
.



Sarth

has also been qualified for
Duke Tip
State recognition
ceremony
through Duke University’s Talent
identification program.


Sarth

Diskalkar is in 7th
grade
at
Riverwatch

Middle School in Suwanee,
GA

Amey

Houde


Amey

was conferred a
prestigious
honor by being elected to the Patient
Advocacy Committee of a National
Non
-
Profit Organization, the North
American Thrombosis Forum
(NATF).




Amey’s

efforts to increase the
awareness of 2 deadly conditions
called

Deep Vein Thrombosis

and
Pulmonary Embolism have resulted
in the Governor of GA on March 4,
2013 proclaiming September of each
year as a Thrombosis Awareness
Month in GA.



Amey

Houde

is a Junior at
NorthView

High School

Tejus

Juvekar

Tejus

will be attending
Mercer University ,
Macon on partial
scholarship for pursuing
Physician Assistant (PA)
program.




Anushka

Kadam

Anushka

is in 6
th

grade at
Riverwatch

Middle School. She
volunteered as a PAGE on January 29, 2013 at the GA State Capitol
(Golden Dome) during the
2013 Georgia
General Assembly
.


Sachin

Kanetkar


Georgia
Governor’s Program
Finalist


AP
Scholar with Distinction


Eagle
Scout


Varsity
Policy Debater


Varsity
Captain


Debate Team : Chattahoochee High
School


Co
-
Founder
and Co
-
President of
Chattahoochee Politics Club


Honor
Roll (every semester since
freshman)


Cross
Country Runner


Orchestra


Chelo


Going
ot

Georgia Tech.



Selena
Kanetkar


21
AP Credits


National
Honors Society


Outstanding
Speaker


2
years in row in ‘Mock Trials



Volunteer
Work


Foster
Home,
Ocee

Library, Habitat
for Humanity


Junior
Varsity Volleyball
team


Silver
Award Girl Scout


Going
to University of
Georgia



Animesh

Koratana

Animesh

Koratana

participated in the
Georgia Science and Engineering
Fairs held at UGA, Athens. He
presented his project in the
"Environmental Control" Category in
Juniors
Division. He
earned the Best
in Category award medal at the State
level.


Animesh

Koratana

is swimming at
State Level. He broke the Dynamo
record for 50 Meters Breast stroke
event swimming in


29:85 seconds at
the age of 12. This record was broken
at the 2012 Eastern Classic Southern
Swimming Championships
.


Anushka

Koratana


Anushka

swims at state level for Dynamo Club.

She is ranked


2
nd

in 50 Free with the


swim time of


32:28
seconds.

Mohana

Kute

Accepted
at University of California at
Berkely
. Graduated from
Chamblee High School.


Malhar

Kute

Selected
at
Atlanta
Symphony Youth
Orchesta

(city level). He
plays violin and was
also selected
for 2013
Georgia
All
-
State
Orchestra (state level).

Pooja

Mayur


Pooja

Mayur

will
be going to University of
Miami’s 7 year accelerated program in
medicine in August. She has received
University of Miami’s President’s
scholarship, Gables scholarship and is also
accepted into their Foote Fellows
program.


Previously
in summer she was selected for
the Governor’s honors program where she
attended as a Spanish major and dance
minor. She is the President of the Dance
team and the FBLA club at her school. She
is on the Principal’s list in her high school,
received the teacher’s choice award in
Spanish and 2 varsity letters in swimming.
She won the PTA Reflections contest at
the County level twice and also

placed
6
th

in a FBLA competition at the state
level.


Pooja

Mayur

will be going to
University of Miami’s
accelerated
program in M
edicine.

Omkar

Mayur

Omkar

Mayur

(current 9th grader) won the PTA Reflections contest at

County
level in Art.


Rohan

Rege

Rohan

has

qualified for the Grand
Recognition
Ceremony
through the
Talent Identification Program at Duke
University in
Durham,
NC.


Excerpt
from the letter he received from
the Duke TIP program:

Congratulations on your superb
performance in the Duke University
Talent Identification Program's (Duke
TIP) 2013 7th Grade Talent Search! Your
scores have qualified you for recognition
at the Grand Recognition Ceremony.
There were 64,044 students in this year's
Talent Search, and only 1,670 qualified
for Grand Recognition.

Rohan

Rege

is in 7th grade
at
Vickory

Creek Middle
School.

Yash

Saggere


Yash

who is a 5
th

grader, received
CERTIFICATE
OF SPECIAL
RECOGNITION

for citizenship along
with his honor roll
certificate. This
recognition is for academic
excellence as well as great citizenship
qualities.


Won
the 1st prize
on
26th January
Balvihar

Art Competition held at
South Forsyth Middle School among
12 5th grade participants.

The topic was
-

Depict "OM" & it's
significance & write one sentence
about it.


Ritwik

Sathe

Ritwik

is a
8th grade student from
Riverwatch

Middle
school.

He was selected for Georgia
All State
band in Savannah which is organized
by
the Georgia
Music Educators
Association

or the GMEA
.
Ritwik

played 2 instruments, the Alto sax
and the Bari sax when he first
appeared for the All State audition in
December.
Another
round of
audition in January ensured
Ritwik

making it
to
All State
Band as first
chair for Bari
Sax
.

Sumit

Sohani


Sumit

got selected for
Governor's Honors Program for
Biology
-

4 weeks summer
camp at
Valdosta,GA


in June
2013.


He
also got a first place in
'Medical Math' at HOSA State
Level convention held in
Athens, GA in March
2013.
HOSA is
a national student

organization
endorsed by the
U.S. Department of Education
and the Health Science
Education Division of ACTE.

Akhil

Vaidya

Akhil

Vaidya

, an 8
th

grader at
Autry Mill Middle School plays
French Horn.


Akhil

was chosen
as the 1
st

Chair
for the GMEA District 5 Honor
Band and 3
rd

Chair for the Georgia
All
-
State Band and Orchestra. The
All
-
State band is composed of
students from all around the
state.


He
represented
AMMS at
All
-
State Band concert in
Savannah in March.




Omkar

Waingankar



He has been awarded the Innovate
Award at the Vex Robotics
Competition for innovative design and
engineering for the Vex Robot
.



He stood 1st
in Lanier Chapter
Math
Counts
Competition at UGA & 5th
place in
Math Counts

State
Tournament
.



He is also 1st
Place winner at Forsyth
County Technology Fair in Digital
Video Production & 3rd Place in State
Technology Fair.


Omkar

Waingankar

is in 8th
grade at Piney Grove Middle
school.

Aditya

Joshi



Aditya

completed his PhD from
Berkeley CA in theoretical Physics "
Superfluid 4He interferometers:
construction and experiments"




Aditya


was an undergrad from
Cleveland State University with a 4.0
GPA thru out and


Research
scholorship

all the way for his Grad
school. His research


was focused on
characteristics of helium 4 at
Cryogenic temperatures


close to
absolute zero. He has decided to work
in Intel at their R&D facility in
Portland Oregon from this summer
.


Amruta

Houde

During
the summer in 2012,
Amruta

spent 10 weeks as a
full
-
time volunteer with
Sewa

Sahayog

and
Surajya


(NGO)
in
Pune, Maharashtra, India.
Amruta’s

primary project
was “Developing Tools and Approaches to Teach Science in
Rural Schools.”
Amruta


worked as
a part of
Sewa

Sahayog’s

projects,
Samutkarsha

which works directly in
vastis

(slums) in
Pune.


Amruta

designed

and taught science projects
utilizing a
handbook that she single handedly developed. The
session starts off with
basic
science concepts through
discussion, interactive learning and through a hands
-
on
experiment using materials that are found in slums so that
kids can
see
how science is all around them.


Amruta

also worked in
a
vasti

in
Yerwada
, Pune through
Surajya

organization.
Amruta’s

primary objective was to
provide the girls with basic martial arts training so they
had the ability to defend themselves in any unsafe
situations.


Amruta

has collected significant funding to help build a
hostel for women who have been left behind or kicked out
of home.


Amruta

is a 3rd year student at Georgia Tech
studying Psychology. She
has been
involved with
various non
-
profit organizations including Hindu
Swayamsevak

Sangh
,
Sewa

International,
Vibha
,
Emerging Leaders, Maharashtra
Mandal

of Atlanta,
and volunteering at local events.