India Association of Western Washington

Youth Board - 2017

 

 


       

 

Rish Rathinam

President

Hello! My name is Rish Rathinam and I am a Junior at the Overlake School and this is my third year on the Youth Board. I love to play sports of all kinds but in particular I enjoy to play soccer, basketball, and golf. I also love to ski. In my free time I love to either watch sports or play the drums. My favorite foods include pasta and burgers. My favorite TV shows are The Office, Parks and Rec, Family Guy and The League!

 

       
       

Miti Parikh

Vice President

  

Hi! My name is Miti Parikh, and I am currently a junior at the Mercer Island High School. This is my third and final year on YB, and I couldn't be more excited for the year ahead! When I am not doing homework or volunteering, I enjoy playing tennis and spending time with my friends and family.  I am really excited for my ninth year of Camp Bharat, and I am looking forward to meeting all of you!

 

 

                      


 

 

       

Mihir Vadlamani

Treasurer

 

Hi my name is Mihir and this is my second year on YB. I am a sophomore at Eastlake High School. During my free time, I like to play sports, listen to music, and play video games. I’m really excited to meet all of the new board members and make the 2016-2017 youth board an unforgettable year!

 


 Ayush Sharma

Secretary

       

Hi! My name is Ayush Sharma and I am a sophomore at Redmond High School. I enjoy engaging in athletic activities and playing the guitar. I also love to play madden and 2k. I am pumped for another great year on YB!



 

 

 


         

 

Mihir Sardesai

Public Relations

Hi! My name is Mihir Sardesai, also known as Mihir 1 and Cobra. I'm a sophomore at Redmond High School and this is my second year on the board. I like to park ski, do volunteer work, and work with other leadership programs such as the Sammamish Youth Board. I know this year on YB will be just as fulfilling as last year, and I look forward to meeting some amazing new people.

 YB Members
 
       

Ananya Uliyar

  

My name is Ananya Uliyar and I am a sophomore at Inglemoor High School. This is my first year on the Youth Board, and I'm excited to work with other YBs, advisors, and kids throughout the year and in Camp Bharat. When I have free time I like to practice piano and violin, play soccer, and hang out with my friends. My favorite TV show is Friends and Gilmore Girls. I'm looking forward to an awesome year of YB! 

         

Aneesh Karpoor

          Hi, I’m Aneesh and I am a sophomore at Bothell High School. This is my first year on YB and I’m very excited! I have gone to camp for the last 7 years and sports is easily my favorite part about it. My favorite camp sports are dodgeball and korfball. Aside from YB, I enjoy playing basketball, hanging out with friends, listening to music, and travelling.
       Anokhi Shah      
         
         
         

Hi I'm Anokhi Shah and I'm a sophomore at Ingraham High School in Seattle. I have been going to camp for 5 years and this is my first year on YB. In my free time I love to play soccer and watch TV. I really like Chipotle, my dog Sparky, ping-pong, and the color blue. I'm looking forward to a great first year on YB!

               
                 Arjun Malhotra



 

 

Hi I'm Arjun Malhotra and I am a sophomore at Skyline High School. Some of my interests include playing the drums, ultimate frisbee club, and hanging out with friends. I am I big football fan and watch a lot of it. I enjoy playing Xbox and going to school, where my favorite subjects are Math and Social Studies. My favorite TV show is Seinfeld, and I am pretty sure I have watched every single episode. I loved YB last year and am looking forward to another fun year.


       

Arjun Vaghela 



Hi, I'm Arjun Vaghela and I am a sophomore at Bothell High School. This is going to be my 7th year at camp and my second year as a YB and I am very excited. My favorite part about camp is playing sports and I am really looking forward to it this year. My favorite subjects in school are math and PE. I also like to do many activities outside of school such as basketball and snowboarding. In my free time, I like to hang out with friends and watch Netflix.

  Avika Kasubhai
       

 

  

Hi I'm Avika. I'm a sophomore at Seattle Academy. Usually I like to hang out with my friends downtown. I like to eat cake, ice cream and raspberries. My favorite color is blue and my favorite TV show is The Office.

          Ayan(Adey) Gowrishankar                

I am currently in the 11th grade at Newport High School. I have gone to camp for 6 years and this is my third and final year as a YB. Some of my favorite memories from camp was when my team and I went to the finals. My hobbies include going to school, soccer, hanging out with friends and playing fantasy football. This year I am looking forward to creating memories and friendships that will last forever.

Devin Patel

       

Hi everyone! My name is Devin Patel. I am currently a junior at Eastlake High School in Sammamish. This is my first year on YB and this will be my fourth year at camp. When I have free time, I like to spend it playing tennis and hanging out with my friends, and during the winter I spend my weekends snowboarding at Snoqualmie Pass. My favorite TV shows are the Big Bang Theory, Modern Family, and Criminal Minds. I am super excited for my first year on YB and am looking forward to all the activities we will get to participate in.

 

Kamran Badh


 

Hi everyone! My name is Kamran Badh and I am a Sophomore at Tesla STEM High School. This is my second year on YB and I'm super excited to work with the advisors, board, and community this year to build upon the progress we made last year. When I get any spare time, my hobbies include: listening to music, spending time with friends, and sleeping. My favorite TV shows are: How I Met Your Mother and Psych. I am an avid sports fan and I like any team from Boston due to the fact that I was born there and I am a huge New England Patriots fan. One thing I want people to know about me is that I am one of the most social people you will ever meet. I am always looking forwards to meeting new people and I can't wait for another great year on YB!

Krishna Bathini
         


 

Hi There! My name is Krishna. I am a sophomore at Tesla STEM High School. I have been to camp for 7 years. This is my second year on the board. In the winter I love to hit the slopes and snowboard. In my free time i like to listen to music or Skype with my friends. My favorite TV show would probably be The Office but I love a lot of other shows, too. I am looking forward to a great year on YB!

               

Manasi Shah        

 


Hi my name is Manasi and I am currently a sophomore at Issaquah High School. I have been attending camp for the past 7 years, but this is my first year on YB. In my free time I enjoy playing soccer, listening to music, and hanging out with friends. I also like to ski and watch Netflix. I am looking forward to a great year on YB!

 

       

Mansi Joshi       


Hi my name is Mansi and I'm a freshman at Skyline High School. Some of my hobbies include singing, dancing, writing, and eating. My favorite tv shows are One Tree Hill, Pretty Little Liars, and Once Upon A Time. I love listening to music and my favorite movie is Titanic. I'm really excited for my first year on YB!

                        

Meera Hoar


Hi, I'm Meera Hoar. I'm a sophomore at Redmond High School. This is my first year on YB and I have been to camp 6 years. My hobbies include RHS Dance, Netflix, and reading. I'm super excited to work with everyone this year.

              

                          

Mihika Srinivasan

(YC Lead)


Hi I'm Mihika and I'm a sophomore at The Overlake School. This is my second year on YB. During my free time I like to play tennis and watch Netflix. I also enjoy hanging out with friends and traveling to different places. I'm looking forward to a great year on YB!

                      

           


       

 

 

        Neil Kagalwala


Hi, I’m Neil Kagalwala, a junior at Newport High school, and this is my second year on YB. I like to play tennis, hang out with my friends, sing, and watch The Flash and Arrow on Netflix. I also really enjoy traveling around the world and seeing new and incredible things. I’ve gone to Camp Bharat for 5 years now and am looking forward to this year.

        Nishant Kothari

 

 Hi I'm Nishant Kothari but you can call me Nishu. I am a junior at Skyline High School . I run cross-country, snowboard, and ski. Some of my other hobbies are playing and listening to music, binge-watching TV shows on Netflix, and hanging out with my friends. My favorite teams are the Seahawks and the Mariners. I'm excited for my second and last year on YB! 

Paavnee Chauhan 
(Social Media Chair)


 

Hi! I'm Paavnee, I am a current freshman at Holy Names Academy and this is my first year on YB. In my free time, I enjoy hanging out with friends and playing squash. Also, I enjoy watching TV and my favorite food is pizza. I am really looking forward to YB, as well as a great Camp Bharat this year.

Preju Kanuparthy

 


 

Hi, my name is Preju Kanuparthy. I'm a sophomore at Eastlake high school and this is my first year in YB. I am super excited for what's to come! I have been going to camp for 4 years and just love it. In my free time I like to snowboard, hangout with my friends and listen to music I love to play tennis and lacrosse and I love the Seattle Seahawks! My favorite TV shows include Psych, Greys Anatomy and The Walking Dead. My favorite memory at camp is when my fellow friends and I had loads of fun in our room. I cannot wait to be a part of this amazing program!

 

  Rasika Obla 
       

Hi! My name is Rasika and I’m a sophomore at Interlake High School. This is my first year on YB. My favorite sport to watch and play is gymnastics, but I also enjoy spending time with my family or watching Netflix during my free time. Usually you can find me hanging out with friends or doing last minute notes for school. This year, I am looking forward to being on YB, meeting new people, and going to camp. 

        Sahil Unadkat


   

Hi, I'm Sahil and I am a junior at Skyline High School. This is my second year on YB and I am excited! I am a big fan of the Seahawks and watch a lot of football. I also like to hang out with friends, relax and listen to music, and, of course, sleep. Some random things about me: My favorite color is blue, my favorite movie is The Martian, and my favorite drink is chocolate milk. I look forward to being on YB and having an amazing year!

     Sejal Singh

(YC Lead)

     

Hi! My name is Sejal Singh, and I am a junior at Skyline High School. This is my second year on YB, and I'm looking forward to another great year! This will also be my ninth year at camp, and every year I always enjoy bonding with my team during sports. My favorite camp sports are kho and dodgeball! Some interesting things about me are that I have been dancing my whole life and I am currently training in singing. I also love to hike, play the guitar, and watch football with my family. I am super excited for this year!

 

        Shaan Luthra

(YC Lead)


        

My name is Shaan Luthra and I'm a junior at Liberty High School. This is my third year on YB. Last year some of my favorite memories were inner tubing at the retreat, planning for camp, and camp itself. My favorite things to do during my free time are to watch Netflix, play madden, go to the gym and play basketball.

   Trishala Jain

(Social Chair)

     

 

Hi I’m Trishala! I am currently a sophomore at Nathan Hale High School! Outside of YB I enjoy drawing, dancing, and hanging out with friends. I’m also a part of my school’s swim and lacrosse team and a captain of the dance team. In addition to those activities I take part in my schools DECA club and Girls in Technology club. Every year I look forward to Camp Bharat and the planning for it and last year I even got to design the t-shirt.

 

Varun Mehta


Hi! My name is Varun Mehta, and I am a freshman at Eastside Preparatory School. This is my first year on YB, and I am very excited to be on the board! In my free time, I enjoy playing the piano, listening to music, and playing squash. If I’m not doing one of these, you can find me spending time with friends and family or watching TV. My favorite TV is The Office. I love going to Camp Bharat and am looking forward to meeting all of you!

 

Varun Viswanathan


 

Hi, my name is Varun Viswanathan and I'm a Sophomore at the Overlake school, and this is my first year on the youth board. I like to play lots of sports, but i particularly enjoy basketball and fencing. Also, my favorite football team is the Oakland Raiders. In my free time, I like to watch Netflix, and hanging out with friends. My favorite TV shows right now are Psych and Blackish. Oh and I like memes.

        Viraj Shah        


   

Hi my name is Viraj Shah! I'm a sophomore at Bothell High School. In my free time I love to play soccer and hangout with my friends and family. This is my second year on YB and I am looking forward to a fun year. My favorite TV shows are Modern Family and Blackish and I enjoy the flavor caramel.

Zoya Soy

       

Hi! My name is Zoya and I'm a sophomore at Newport High School. This is my first year on YB and I am very excited! In my free time, I like to read and watch Netflix. I do rowing and I learn Hindustani classical singing. I'm so excited for Camp Bharat 2017 and hope to see you all there! 

 

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