OUR LEADERS IN THE MAKING

  • Ahan Shankwalkar

    Enspired Leader

    A senior at West Windsor Plainsboro High School North. Ahan has spent many years with Enspire Academy and has integrated public speaking into many aspects of his life. He is the President of the “Junior State America” debate/public speaking club in his school as well as the Captain of his high school varsity fencing team. Outside of school, Ahan is the Head of Fundraising for the nonprofit organization “Humans for Healing” and has also delivered a speech for the international nonprofit organization “Asha for Education.” Additionally, Ahan has a passion for fitness and has published a research paper on his own study regarding a specific dieting methodology. To complement his interest in fitness, Ahan has taken an interest in medicine, volunteering as a Dialysis Ambassador at the Penn Medicine Princeton Medical Center as well as interning with Dr. Erakat at Prestige Oral Surgery. Aside from his academic pursuits, which also include receiving a 1550 on the SAT and 800 on the subject SAT, being presented with the College Board’s “National AP Scholar” award, and being awarded “Best Delegate” at a national public speaking conference, Ahan has an avid interest in magic, card flourishing, and weightlifting.

  • Alvin Alex

    Enspired Leader

    A senior at Northern Burlington County Regional High School. Alvin has been with Enspire Academy for 5 years and has graduated from all their programs and currently mentoring students. He represented the nonprofit organization called Elk Lodge that supports kids with mental disorders such as ADHD and Autism. In school, Alvin is the co-captain on his cross country team and a State-level competitor at  DECA. He earned a Business Finance Services instructional awards at states and the Vice President of the national honor society chapter. He is also the captain of his School debate team and participates in science league. Outside of school, he is a prominent member of his church youth group and has orchestrated the introduction of a free childcare services program during mass. He will graduate with two associates degrees in math and physics this summer from Rowan college at Burlington county. He was given the privilege of attending nj boys state the previous summer and was elected as councilman. In the summers, he works as a summer camp jr counselor. He has also been granted the national AP scholar award by college board. In his free time, he likes to run and read novels. is an avid follower of politics and current events. 

  • Dhruti Kamarasu

    Enspired Leader

    A senior at South Brunswick High School. Dhruti has been part of Enspire for the past 4 years and is now a mentor for younger students.

    She was the brand Ambassador for HelpFoundation and their cause of education for underprivileged children. 
    In school, Dhruti is a part of the National Honors Society, French Honors Society, English Honors Society, and Business Honors Society. She is also a member of the high school Concert Choir and has performed at Carnegie Hall in New York this past year. Along with choir, Dhruti has been a member of the singing group in her school Asian Cultural Club’s annual show for the past three years. 
    Outside of school, Dhruti performs at many Indian organizations and has competed in several singing competitions. In 2018, she won the New Jersey Indian Icon title and was selected for nationals. Additionally, Dhruti has sung in three albums under different Indian music directors.
    Along with music, Dhruti is a Black Belt in Taekwondo and now works as a Taekwondo instructor. 
    During her free time, Dhruti likes to play the piano, listen to music and watch movies.

  • Ishani Takyar

    Enspired Leader

    A senior at South Brunswick High School. She has been a part of Enspire Academy for the past  3 years and is now a mentor for current students.

     

    Ishani is also the president of Future Business Leaders of America’s (FBLA) at her school. She runs meetings and competes at different events every year in business-related topics. Ishani was awarded first place at the state level FBLA tournaments 4 times proceeded to compete at the nationals.

     

    Ishani was the brand ambassador for the cause of  Sex Trafficking and represented the cause in front of state delegates and public. She volunteered at the A2Z Mentoring Program to teach underprivileged children reading, writing, math, and science. She is also a mentor at Kumon Academically, she is a member of her school’s French Honors Society. During her free time, Ishani likes to listen to music, play the guitar, and watch movies.

  • Laasyasri Vaddepalli

    Enspired Leader

    A senior at Lawrence High School. She has been a part of Enspire Academy for over 4 years, now mentoring students. In addition, Laasya participates in many activities including tennis, dance, and clubs at school. A varsity team tennis player for 3 years and was ranked top 3. She also has a passion for dance and has been learning an Indian classical dance for over 8 years and has given numerous stage performances. She also practices other forms of dance in her free time. In school, Laasya is a member of STEM Academy, International Alliance club, and National Honors Society, where she has helped to successfully run many events throughout high school. Additionally, Laasya is a talented artist who has been painting since 2nd grade and made over 50 paintings. Her art has been showcased in the Mercer County Exhibition, Youth Art Month Exhibition, Congressional Art Competition, and was published in magazines. She has also won 3rd place in the peace islands state-level art and essay competition. Laasya likes to play badminton, volleyball and enjoys sketching and listening to music in her free time.

  • Meghana Ganjam

    Enspired Leader

    A senior at West Windsor-Plainsboro North. She has been a part of Enspire Academy for the past 4 years and is now a mentor for current students.

    Meghana is vice president of the club Operation Smiles. She has raised over $2000 and made 100 care packages for children who suffer from cleft palate disease. She also volunteers at the Specialized Children's hospital.

    A varsity team swimmer for three years, she has been a part of winning the mercer county tournament and sectionals. In addition, A Classical musician for the past 10 years, Meghana has received many awards from the multiple concerts. She is also associated with the Brindavana Kannada Koota Organization, she has helped organize numerous events and also participated in all of them.

    Passionate about a career in pediatrics, she helps children with disabilities learn how to swim and improve their social skills. Additionally, Meghana tutors children at kumon in reading and math, and  privately for math. During her free time, Meghana loves to listen to music, run, and spend time with family and friends.

  • Pranav Yedlapalli

    Enspired Leader

    A senior at West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North. He has been a part of Enspire Academy for the past 4 years and is now a mentor for current students.

    A varsity golf player for the past 3 years, has won two divisional titles and sectionals. Passionate about pursuing a business career, Pranav has also been a part of his school business club for the past three years and participated in the FBLA competition and Wharton Challenge. His senior year, he chose to be a part of the school stage crew and running crew for the fall drama, Clue.

    Additionally, Pranav has accomplished many tasks at the Chinmaya Vrindavan Ashram. He led a group of people to successfully build a greenhouse, create an informational website for the temple, and supervise events. During his free time, Pranav loves to play video games, listen to music, and play basketball.

  • Sriram Nakka

    Enspired Leader

    A senior at West Windsor-Plainsboro High School South, has been a part of Enspire Academy for 6 years, currently mentoring  students on public speaking skills. Sriram is also an officer of SAASA where he creates a play and choreographs dances for a show which he helps organize. He is also president of the YLP Toastmasters Advanced group where he runs meetings and gives speeches with peers of high speaking levels. He has also received many awards from Toastmasters. He has volunteered with two organizations: one to help children with down syndrome maintain social interactions and the other to help stimulate the memory of senior citizens with dementia. Academically, he is a member of his school's national honors society and has received the AP Scholar with Honor award. During his free time, Sriram likes to listen to music, play the guitar, and play video games.

  • Ananya Sathish

    Enspired Leader

    A junior at West Windsor Plainsboro High School North, Ananya has been a part of Enspire Academy for three years.

    An avid writer and a Features Editor for HSN Newspaper for the past 2 years. She is a part of the Johns Hopkins CTY program where she has studied biology, programming, and literature. She is a teacher at Kumon.

    Ananya was the brand ambassador for the cause against  domestic abuse and spoke in front of state delegates and public. She likes learning new languages, and volunteers at the Chinese school from which she graduated last year.

    Being a lacrosse player for seven years, she is on the varsity team at school. In her free time she likes to sing, play guitar and piano, write music, and read.

    She has been a part of many school productions, and also performed at her school’s Music Cafe.

  • Vishal Madiseti

    Enspired Leader

    A junior at Lawrence High School, spent the last 4 years at Enspire Academy and has incorporated the lessons taught to him in many aspects throughout his life. A high ranking member of the STEM club, Math League, International Alliance, Model United Nations, DECA and a varsity tennis team player.  Vishal represented  Parkinson's Alliance at a public speaking event to spread awareness. Passionate about business, he has been working at a national restaurant, Paradise.  and writing a manual to improve the online brand presence and reputation of Super 8 Motels. The head of the New Jersey branch of Time2Care, a nonprofit organization devoted to free tutoring. Vishal is currently in the top 10 percent of his grade, gpa wise, and has been selected in the National Honors society. Outside of school, Vishal is a Rubix cube enthusiast, chess player with interests in video games, and movies.

  • Arnav Rastogi

    Enspired Leader

    A sophomore at West Windsor Plainsboro High School South, has been a part of Enspire Academy for  3 years. Arnav represented  Parkinson's Alliance at a public speaking event to spread awareness about Parkinson’s Disease. The top-10 player at the school fencing team, a staff member at his school’s radio station and a member of his school’s business club. Outside of school, Arnav likes to code, and has gotten accepted into the John Hopkins CTY program which has allowed him to learn languages such as JavaScript at a high level. He also loves sports which has lead him to create his own sports podcast called “What’s Going On In Sports?”. Additionally, Arnav volunteers and teaches at an organization called HindiUSA which gives kids the opportunity to learn the language of Hindi and the culture of India here in the USA. During his free time, Arnav likes to follow global news and politics, invest in stocks, watch sports, and play his guitar.

  • Alma Alex

    Enspired Leader

    Alma Alex is a freshman at Northern Burlington Regional High School. She has been a part of Enspire Academy for 1 year.  She has given a speech on a nonprofit organization called the visitation home. It provides a home to people with mental and physical disabilities. In school, Alma has been a member of the Mathcounts and Battle of the Books teams. In Mathcounts, she received first in her chapter. She is also a part of DECA and Math team. She loves to dance and has been dancing for 9 years. She is a student teacher at her dance school and often spends her Saturdays helping young dancers flourish. In her free time, she enjoys listening to music, painting, and baking.

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