Asha Ahn in Reporter Newspapers & Atlanta Intown’s 20 Under 20
Reporter Newspapers & Atlanta Intown picked Asha Nadig Ahn,16, for their 2022 class of 20 Under 20. An annual recognition of high school students from intown schools, the list honors those who give back to the community in extraordinary ways. Asha, a junior at The Paideia School, has tutored middle school students in DeKalb County as a volunteer at New American Pathways (NAP). During the pandemic, the 20 Under 20 list adds, she increased those hours to help students struggling with academics while trying to learn from home. A longtime UNICEF volunteer, she has created many fundraisers for international humanitarian efforts, especially for Covid vaccinations and to assist Afghanistan refugees. Asha held a fundraiser called “Trick or Treat for UNICEF” at her school, where she sold candy grams and raised almost $1,000.
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