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More star students!

By Poornima Narayanan & Suzanne Sen Email By Poornima Narayanan & Suzanne Sen
June 2019
More star students!


(Left) Nazia and Kasfia Kazi of Parkview High School. 

Aashay Amin took second place in both Forensics (with Jackee Gwynn) and Thermodynamics (with Jack Li) at the Science Olympiad State Championship in April.

Akash Kumar Sinah is valedictorian (1st in his class) at Mountain View HS.

Ariya Desai of North Gwinnett High School was among 10 students honored at the HOSA-Future Health Professionals State Leadership Conference. The awards banquet was held at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. HOSA is an international student organization recognized by the U. S. Department of Education and Health Science Education Division of the Association for Career and Technical Education. HOSA helps to promote careers in the healthcare industry and also aims to enhance better healthcare delivery to the public. Ariya was honored with 2nd place in Speaking Skills at the award ceremony. Along with the other honorees, she will represent GCPS at the HOSA International Leadership Conference in Orlando, Florida.

Nazia Kazi and Ruhee Dedani of Parkview HS are named 2019 Georgia Scholars, as are Nikita Shah of Brookwood HS, Vani Senthil of Duluth HS, and Nimra Khan of Shiloh HS.

Nazia Kazi is also Outstanding FBLA Member of the Year at Parkview; Nazia's twin sister Kasfia Kazi and Clinton Nguyen of Parkview HS took 1st place in Management Decision Making - Team Event at the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) State Leadership Conference.

Suraj Vimal Modi of Mountain View High School won a 2019 GCPS Foundation STEM Scholarship ($1,500) Sponsored by the Foundation. This scholarship is awarded to one or more GCPS seniors who plan to enroll in a college course of study in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics.

[The article above is a Website Bonus Feature, appearing only on the website for June 2019, not in the print/digital issues.]

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