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Lokvani Celebrates The Achievements Of 2009 - Part 1

Compiled by Anoop Kumar

Indian American Dancers Win Verizon’s Bollypop Dance Competition
Sapna Rohra, 25, and Shivani Thakkar, 23, Win Verizon’s Bollypop Dance Competition and Get Their Big Break: Dancing in a Bollywood Movie.

Ramesh Govindan Wins Academic Awards
Ramesh Govindan of Bolton, MA has been chosen as a semifinalist in the prestigious Intel Science Talent competition. He also has won the Worcester County Superintendents’ Association Certificate of Academic Excellence.

Fairfield Math Club Students Excel In Math Contests And Raise Funds For Operation Hope
Aakash Bhattacharya and Arvind Kalra recently handed over a check for $1,200 to Kristina Foye, Director of Operations at Operation Hope, Fairfield, CT. Aakash, a high school junior and Arvind, a high school freshman, are both residents of Fairfield and run a math club on Saturdays.

Intel Science Talent Search Announces 2009 Winners
Priya Ranade (CT), Aditya Rajagopalan (CT) and Ramesh Govindan (MA) are the only three Indian-Americans from New England who were among the 300 semifinalists named as part of the 2009 Intel Science Talent Search Competition.

Eight Indians Named As Intel Science Talent Finalist
Aditya Rajagopalan (CT), Aniruddha Deshmukh (CA), Narendra Tallapragada (VA), Nilesh Tripuraneni (CA), Nitish Lakhanpal (CA), Preya Shah (NY), Smitha Ramakrishna (AZ) and Suvai Gunasekaran (WI) were among the forty high school seniors who were named Finalists for the Intel® Science Talent Search 2009,

Leader Bank Appoints V.G. Narayanan To The Board Of Directors
V.G. Narayanan, Thomas D. Casserly, Jr. Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School joins the Leader Bank Board of Directors.

Taruna Garg Named 2009 Heroine
Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women announces Taruna Garg of Murtha Cullina LLP as an unsung heroine of 2009.

Youth - Prateek Sahay On Magic
Prateek Sahay is 16 and in 10th grade at Acton-Boxborough High School.

Young Indian Students Score Well In JHU Talent Search
Indian American children were among top scorers in the ‘Talent Search’ sponsored by John Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY). Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, CTY identifies America’s top students in Grades 2-6.

Choate Wins National Economics Competition
Congratulations to Choate's Fed Challenge team, with Suril Kantaria, Nikhith Naidu and Aditya Rajagopalan, which won the national Fed Challenge competition on May 19 in Washington, D.C.

Top Students From Massachusetts Are Recognized For Academic Excellence
Students from Massachusetts, were recently honored at a statewide awards ceremony for gifted children held by The Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY) with Nihal Gowravaram (7th grade) coming first in Math in Massachusetts.

Dr. Chander Kapasi Receives The 2009 Distinguished AAPI Service Award
Dr. Chander Kapasi receives the 2009 Distinguished AAPI Service Award at the AAPI’s 27th Annual Convention in Orlando, FL on June 13, 2009.

Westford Elementary School Students Place 2nd In Global DI
Rohit Rajiv, Rama Mannava, Pranav Nanga, Rohan Shah, Kartik Singh & Jack Cusworth, led by Savitha Rajiv, competed against 48 other teams from all across the US, Korea and Columbia, and placed 2nd at the Destination ImagiNation Globals Finals in Knoxville, TN!

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