Category Archive for: ‘Education’

  • Should I use my 401(k) to fund my child’s college education?

    Should I use my 401(k) to fund my child’s college education?

    By Navneet Pahal You can, but it isn’t your best option. Your 401(k) plan should be dedicated primarily to your retirement. There are two primary drawbacks to using your 401(k) for college funding. First, if you withdraw funds from your 401(k) before you are 59½, …

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  • The Future of India - Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation

    The Future of India – Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation
    By Raj  Shah

    In 2017, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation (EVF) a unique goal of establishing 100,000 schools by the year 2022  – the 75th year of India’s independence. Volunteers and management of Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation accepted this challenge very gracefully and predicted that …

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  • Class of 2019 Valedictorians and salutatorians

    Indian Americans in the list of 2019 Valedictorians and salutatorians

    Indian American students continue to earn high marks in high school with several on the growing list of Valedictorians/Salutatorians. Here is our Q and A with some local students. Pooja Ghay – Valedictorian School Name: Olympia High School City/State: Windermere, FL GPA: 5.55 College: University …

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  • Nihar Janga: 2019 National Geographic GeoBee Champion

    Nihar Janga: 2019 National Geographic GeoBee Champion

    Nihar Janga, an 8th grader at Canyon Ridge Middle School in Austin, Texas, earned top honors at the 31st annual National Geographic GeoBee National Championship. The annual geography contest was held on May 22, 2019, at National Geographic headquarters in Washington, D.C. The competition saw …

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  • 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee Champions

    2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee Champions

    Rishik Gandhasri School Name: Chaboya Middle School City/State: San Jose, CA Grade: 7 Age: 13 Accomplishments: Rishik has played 3 different instruments, but his favorite one is the saxophone. He is an active participant in his school band. Sponsering Organization: Bay Area Regional Spelling Bee …

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  • Indian-Americans Dominate the 92nd Scripps National Spelling Bee

    Indian-Americans Dominate the 92nd Scripps National Spelling Bee

    Do you know what the common link is for these individuals – Rohan Raja, Karthik Nemmani, Ananya Vinay, Jairam Hathwar, Gokul Venkatachalam, and Sukanya Roy? All are names of Indian-origin, but there is an even greater commonality. Each of these are young students who have …

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  • Words

    Words to Live by Compiled by Raj Shah

    Ahimsa is not a policy for the seizure of power. It is a way of transforming relationships so as to bring about a peaceful transfer of power, effected freely and without compulsion by all concerned, because all have come to recognize it as right. — …

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  • The Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public

    Broadcom Masters

    The Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public Broadcom masters (Math, Applied Science, Technology, and Engineering for Rising Stars) Competition. Winner Meghna Behari, 8th Grade Marshall Middle School: Wexford, PA Aquabot: An Integrated Modular Platform for Testing and Monitoring Surface Water Quality Project …

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  • How To Raise Ftr Img

    How to Raise a Genius

    HOW TO RAISE A GENIUS The most important thing driving a young child to become a genius is parents’ love. Parents dream to raise a child who is healthy, happy and successful. The child needs attention, affection and care of the parents to be raised …

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  • Valedictorians And Salutatorians

    Valedictorians and Salutatorians

      Valedictorians and Salutatorians 2018 Nasrat Alam – Valedictorian School Name: Piper High School City/State: Sunrise, FL GPA: 5.17. Hometown: Sunrise. Accomplishments: Questbridge National College Match Finalist; Questbridge Prep Scholar; National Honor Society; Mu Alpha Theta, president, treasurer, computer specialist; Rocketry Club, president; eSports; Coding …

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