Nandi Patel

Delmar High School

Nomination Statement

“Nandi Patel is the daughter of Gunjan and Kailas Patel. She is the vice president of the Student Government Association and the National Honor Society. Nandi excels in math and science, particularly calculus, biology and chemistry. She is currently ranked first in her class with a cumulative grade point average of 5.0453. Nandi plans to major in biochemistry, pursuing a career in the pharmaceutical industry. Nandi enjoys volunteering at her church. She participates in the art club and is a member of the Delmar School District Every Student Succeeds Act committee. Nandi enjoys art, travel, and learning new languages and culture.”

“My parents and my sister have been the core to my motivation and success throughout my high school career. My parents portray a true representation of hard work leading to success. My sister has shown me what persistence and diligence looks like as a first-generation, Asian-American. My family has always motivated me to be the best version of myself and as they always say, ‘No matter how many obstacles are in your way, you just have to find your path.’”