Youth Board – 2019

IAWW Youth Board

2019 Youth Board!

Varun Mehta (President)

Hi! My name is Varun Mehta, and I am a Junior at Eastside Preparatory School. This is my third and last year on YB, and I am very excited to be a part of the board this year! In my free time, I enjoy 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 show is The Office. I love going to Camp Bharat every year and am looking forward to meeting all of you!

Paavnee Chauhan (Vice President)

Hi! I’m Paavnee, I am currently a Junior at Holy Names Academy and this is my third 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!

Ajay Deva (Treasurer)

Hi my name is Ajay Deva. I’m a junior in the running start program at Bellevue College. I have been to camp for 8 years and this is my second year on YB. With my free time I like to play football, hang out with friends and, watch T.V. My favorite food is chipotle and my favorite show is How I Met Your Mother. I am looking forward to being Treasurer and hopefully winning 1st place at camp sports for my last year. Overall, I’m looking forward to another great year on YB!

Jahnavi Movva (Secretary)

Hi! My name is Jahnavi Movva and I’m a junior at Eastside Prep. This will be my eighth year at camp and this is my second and sadly last year on YB. In my free time I love coxing my crew team, dancing, and listening to music. Some of my favorite things are eating fruit, drinking coffee, sleeping and the color red. I’m looking forward to another great year on YB!

Kamron Paliwal  (Public Relations)

Hi my name is Kamron Paliwal and I’m currently a sophomore at Interlake High School. This is my third year going to camp, and my second year as a YB. I’m very excited to take on a leadership role as Public Relations officer this year, and I can’t wait for camp, as I made some great memories last year! Outside of YB, I play soccer, and I am on my school’s debate team. I also enjoy hanging out with friends and listening to music.

Nishita Khosla (Social Media Chair)

Hi, my name is Nishita and I’m a sophomore at Newport High School. This is my second year on YB and I’m really excited to be a part of the board again! In my free time I enjoy playing tennis, hanging out with my friends and family, and watching TV. I love to travel and my favorite color is blue. I’m looking forward to another great year on YB and Camp Bharat!

Aarushi Verma

Hello! My name is Aarushi Verma and I am a junior at Newport High School. Some of the things that I do in my free time are read, watch tv, hang out with friends, and play water polo! My favorite tv shows are Friends and The Closer. This is my first year on YB and I’m really excited for what’s coming!

Anvie Gowrishankar

Hi- my name is Anvie and I am a sophomore at Newport High School. I have been going to camp for 6 years and I loved my first year on the board. I enjoy acting and singing as well as play volleyball. In my free time, I like hanging out with friends and watching TV! I’m really excited to make more memories at camp this year!

Anya Sharma

Hi, my name is Anya Sharma I’m 16 years old and I attend The Overlake School as a sophomore. This is my first year as a YB and I am excited to give back to IAWW! In my free time, I run cross country for Overlake and track for Bellevue high. When I’m not running, I hang out with my friends, annoy my twin brother, listen to Joji, and watch The Office on Netflix. I also enjoy skiing during the winter and I have been skiing since first grade. My favorite memory from Camp Bharat is when my YBs let me play the big kids’ Korfball game as a 10-year-old.

Arnav Sharma (Photographer)

Hi, my name is Arnav Sharma I am currently a Sophomore at Overlake, this is my second year as a YB. I enjoy playing sports such as track and golf, I run the 100&200m in track, and play golf for my school team. I Ski and Snowboard, I have been skiing for about 9 years now and have snowboarded for about 5 years. In my free time I play guitar, exercise, run, watch TV, and chill. My favorite TV shows are Brooklyn Nine-Nine, The Office, The Simpsons, Hawaii Five-O, and the Grand Tour. I watch Basketball and support The Lakers #TheLakeShow. I’ve been to camp for 5 years and it is always the best week of the summer! My Favorite memory is probably making new friends during free time as a camper. This year I look forward to getting to know the group better and improve my leadership skills.

Dhruv Karia

Hi! My name is Dhruv Karia and I am currently a junior at Sammamish High School. This is my second year on the Youth Board, and I couldn’t be more excited! I love playing sports, especially rowing and swimming. At school, I like studying math and computer science. In my free time, I enjoy taking pictures and editing. This is going to be my 10th year at Camp Bharat and I’m really looking forward to meet all of you!

Disha Shah

Hi, I’m Disha Shah! I am currently a sophomore at Mercer Island High School. This is my 5th year at camp, and my first year on YB. In my free time, I love to play soccer or just be outdoors. I also read a lot, love to hang out with friends, and eat food. I am always excited to experience new things and travel to exciting places. I am super excited for this coming year!

Diya Mishra

Hi! My name is Diya Mishra and I’m a current freshman at Overlake. This is my first year on the Youth Board and I’m super excited! Some of my favorite things to do include playing volleyball and hanging out with my friends. My favorite TV shows are Grey’s Anatomy and Friends. I’ve been going to camp for 7 years but my best memories have always included camp sports. I think it’s going to be a great year on the board!

Ishaan Subramanian

Hi, my name is Ishaan Subramanian and I am currently a freshman at International Community School. I couldn’t be more excited for my first year on YB. I’ve been to camp for 5 years. In my free time, I enjoy hanging out with friends, sleeping, and playing lacrosse. I have also been playing the piano for almost 11 years. My favorite camp memory is making new friends and being able to hang out with them year after year. I’m looking forward to a great year on YB!

Jai Nath

Hi, my name is Jai Nath, I am a sophomore at Mountlake Terrace high school, I am 15 years old and this is my second year on YB. I play football and basketball, ski, and am a passionate sleeper. Besides this, in my free time I am usually doing something outdoors, hanging with friends or listening to music. My favorite movie is The Sandlot and food is pancakes. I am stoked to be on YB this year and look forward to camp, progressing my leadership skills and participating in all the cool events we get to do!

Kareena Sikka

Hi! I’m Kareena Sikka and I’m currently a sophomore at Issaquah High School. This is my second year on YB and my seventh year going camp! In my free time, I love spending time with friends, listening to music, and traveling. My favorite camp memory is winning camp sports as a YC and I am super excited for Camp Bharat and another great year on YB!

Mahima Joshi (Photographer)

Hi, my name is Mahima. I am a freshman at Skyline High School and this is my first year on YB. My favorite TV shows are Stranger Things, One Tree Hill, and New Girl. My hobbies include SHS dance team, singing, and art. One of my favorite camp memories is participating in the Finding Bigfoot workshop for the first time. I am looking forward to a fun year!

Mahima Uliyar (YC Lead)

Hi, my name is Mahima Uliyar and I am currently a freshman at Inglemoor High School. I have been to camp for 5 years and it has always been my favorite part of the summer, so I am super excited to be a YB this year! In my free time, I enjoy playing soccer and hanging out with friends. I am looking forward to a great year!

Maithili Patel

Hi! My name is Maithili Patel and I’m a junior at Skyline High School. During my free time, I enjoy playing with my puppy Bela and hanging out with my friends. I enjoy traveling, watching Netflix (highly recommend The Office), and trying new things such as food. I am also a huge traveling enthusiast and would love to explore Australia next! I’m super excited for my second year on YB and can’t wait for Camp Bharat 2019!

Manav Shah (Photographer)

Hi, my name is Manav Shah! I’m a junior at North Creek High School and this is my first year on the Youth Board. In my free time, I enjoy playing soccer and traveling with my family. I also like golfing with my Dad. My favorite memories at camp are making new friends.  My favorite shows are definitely The Flash, The Arrow, and Supergirl. You could call me a geek. I’m looking forward to a fantastic year!

Mansi Joshi

Hi! My name is Mansi and I’m a junior at skyline high school. This is my third and last year on YB and i’m super excited! I competitively dance, and also enjoy singing, writing, and spending time with my friends. My favorite shows are One Tree Hill, Stranger Things, and New Girl and my favorite vacation spot is Cancun. I’m looking forward to an amazing last year on the board!

Nihal Thomas

Hi, my name is Nihal Thomas. I’m a sophomore at Tesla Stem High School. I have been to camp for 6 years and this is my first year on YB. I am super thrilled for what’s to come! With my free time I love to row, 1v1 in basketball, resell, and look at rocks! My favorite shows include Narcos, Malcolm in the Middle, The Walking Dead, and Fresh off the Boat! I am looking forward to a fun and exciting year at camp!!!

Nikhil Kagalwala

Hi! My name is Nikhil Kagalwala and I am a sophomore at Newport High School. This is my second year on YB and I have been going to camp for 5 years. I enjoy watching The Office, playing soccer, hanging out with friends, and listening to music. One of my favorite memories from camp is winning the sports championship.

Pranav Chainani (YC Lead)

Hi, my name is Pranav Chainani and I am currently a freshman at Interlake High School. This is my first year on the board and I have been to Camp Bharat for 5 years. Some of my hobbies include going outside and playing basketball with my friends or binge watching Netflix. My favorite TV show has to be Family Guy. I am looking forward to my first year on YB!

Ria Rajan (YC Lead)

Hi I’m Ria! I’m a sophomore at Tesla Stem High School. I’ve been going to camp for 5 years and this is my first year on YB. I do dance and play the guitar. In my free time I like to hang out with my friends or my dog. I also like eating food. I’m really looking forward to camp this year! My favorite camp memory is winning the championship dodgeball game. I’m super excited for a fun first year on YB!

Rohan Chatterjee

Hi! My name is Rohan Chatterjee and I am currently a sophomore at The Overlake School and this is my first time on YB. I love to play basketball, hangout with my friends, and listen to music. I look forward to an amazing year on YB and a great camp!

Ronan Patel

Hi! My name is Ronan Patel and I am a sophomore at Eastlake Highschool in Sammamish. I love to ski and hang out with my friends. I love playing sports like baseball and basketball. I also love to watch TV and spend time with my family. I am also really excited to be a YB for camp this year!!!

Saivi Madan

Hello!! My name is Saivi Madan and i’m a sophomore at Newport High School. This is my second year on YB and i’m beyond excited for camp, meeting tons of new people, and learning a lot this year!! My favorite TV shows on Netflix are the office and stranger things. I love hanging out with friends and i’m a huge tetris enthusiast!! I’m really looking forward to meeting my campers and attending all the events leading up to camp. I can’t wait for an amazing year!!!

Samir Patel

Hi, my name is Samir Patel.  I am a junior at Juanita High School.  I’ve been to camp for 3 years, and I’m looking forward to my first year on YB!  In my free time, I love to mountain bike in the summer and ski in the winter.  My favorite TV show is Psych.  One of my favorite camp memories is making it to finals in sports, and I look forward to making many more!

Srushti Desai

Hi! My name is Srushti Desai and I’m a freshman at Skyline High School. I have been going to camp for three years and this is my first year on the board. In my free time I enjoy hanging out with my friends, watching Netflix, and dancing. I also enjoy listening to music and traveling. My favorite camp memory is definitely meeting so many new people. I can’t wait for my first year on the board!

Susheel Cheeti (Photographer)

Hi, my name is Susheel Cheeti and I am a junior at Skyline High School. This is my first year on the board. In my free time, I enjoy hanging out with friends and watching movies. I love playing and watching sports. My favorite part of camp is meeting a lot of new people and making some friends. I cannot wait for this fantastic year to unfold!

Yash Mehta

Hi everyone! I’m Yash and I am currently a sophomore at The Overlake School. I am looking forward to my second year on YB, and my seventh of camp. I like to run, ski, hike, and hang out with my friends. My favorite TV show is The Office, and I enjoy listening to music. I love going to Camp Bharat and look forward to spending time with all of you!

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