Krisha Parekh

Appoquinimink High School

Nomination Statement

“Daughter of Dharmesh & Mona Parekh of Bear, Krisha is ranked within the top of her graduating class with a 4.627 cumulative GPA. She has been a member of the AHS Math League, Model, UN, and Science Olympiad. Krisha participated on the AHS tennis team for two years, and she has been a co-organizer for Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) week, as well as a cultural exchange ambassador for the French Club. Krisha has not decided on what college she will attend in the fall, but she will pursue a degree in biological sciences.”

“For years, the people around me have worked towards their dreams: my teachers and parents have gone back to graduate school, and my sister and friends are getting internships. Even though these achievements come with challenges, like stress and packed schedules, they handle it all while putting their best efforts into every project. These upcoming stages of my life have sometimes seemed nerve-racking, but watching them ensured that I can also succeed, despite the number of obstacles.”