Category Archive for: ‘Education’

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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. — Thomas Merton If thou shouldst say, “It is enough, I have reached perfection,” all is …

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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 Background: “I often hear about high levels of contamination in waterways very close to my …

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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 properly. Being polite and understanding is more necessary than being smart. Children must know that …

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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 and Animation; Gaming and Animation. Planned College: University of Virginia. Planned Major: Computer science. Ashi …

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Keep Your Children Learning this Summer

6 Simple and Fun Ways to Keep Your Children Learning this Summer Provided by Kumon Math & Reading Center For most kids, summer means sunny days at the pool, no alarm clocks and extended bedtimes. However, as parents plan family vacations and activities to keep their children busy, it’s important to remember that learning can and should still continue during …

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Scripps Spelling Bee

14th Consecutive Win for Indian-Americans in Scripps Spelling Bee The 91st Scripps National Spelling Bee was held May 31, which added 238 competitors for a total record breaking 515 contestants to the national tournament. The winning glory rested with 14-year-old Karthik Nemmani who astonishingly beat veteran competitor Nyasa Modi, thus winning the championship. The winning word was ‘koinonia,’ a word …

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Indian-American Students Among 2018 U.S. Presidential Scholars

Twenty-Six Indian-American Students Among 2018 U.S. Presidential Scholars On May 8 2018, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced the 54th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their accomplishments in academics, the arts and career and technical education fields. Among these 161 students, 26 student are Indian-Americans and among these twenty six students, 14 of …

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MIT THINK Competition – Three of Five Indian-American Students

THINK (Technology for Humanity guided by Innovation, Networking, and Knowledge) is a program organized by undergraduates at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). The competition challenges high school students to take a refreshing approach to designing a technological solution to a social problem THINK is an annual science research and innovation competition for high school students. Rather than requiring students to …

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Indian- American Venkat Ranjan Wins 2018 National Geographic Bee

Second and third places also earned by Indian- American Students from New Jersey and Georgia   Venkat Ranjan of San Ramon, California, a 13-year-old 8th-grader at Windemere Ranch Middle School, took top honors at the 30th annual National Geographic Bee held on May 23 at National Geographic headquarters in Washington, D.C. In addition to earning the title of National Geographic …

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Eight Indian American students finish in the top 10 at the 30th annual National Geographic Bee

Photo by Mark Thiessen/National Geographic Summer is approaching and schools and colleges are finishing up spring semester in preparation. It’s also the time of year for various competitions such as the National Geographic Bee to the Scripps National Spelling Bee and the Intel Science competition. And once again, it’s a proud moment for Indians living worldwide! If the past is …

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