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Sahitya Mandalapu

Monday, August 7, 2017 by The Press in School

Freedom HS

Grade: Graduated senior

Family members: Mother – Vani; father – Amar; older brother - Sai

Favorite subject: Calculus because I find it fascinating that there are multiple ways to solve and perceive every problem

Activities: Cross country, Student Council president, school board representative, lacrosse, captain of BASD Mini-THON, vice president of Future Business Leaders of America

Next steps: Attend a four-year university to study biology and business

Career goals: Become a doctor and/or entrepreneur

Heroes: Hugh O’Brien because he created the Hugh O’Brien Youth Organization which inspired me to become very involved in community service through leadership

Hobbies: Running, baking, cooking, playing piano

Volunteer/community work: 350-plus hours with St. Luke’s Hospital, Easter Seals, Special Olympics

Likes: Running, baking, cooking, playing piano and puppies

Greatest accomplishment (so far): Piano performance at Carnegie Hall

Advice for peers: My advice for peers is to remember that everything happens for a reason; a setback or failure now may be making room for a greater success in the future.

Julia Swan coordinates student profiles for the Bethlehem Press. Student profile subjects are selected by faculty and administration at the individual schools.