Amity High School Senior Ananya Kachru was recently honored as the Rotary Student of the Month for May. Monthly the Woodbridge Rotary Club and Woodbridge Social Restaurant partner to honor an Amity High School student. Ananya Kachru was nominated by School Counselor John Mezzo who described her as a “sincere, awesome student who has excelled academically in some of the most challenging courses offered at Amity High School.” In the fall, Ms. Kachru will be attending Yale University, where she looks forward to studying political science and possibly education studies.
Ananya is a highly involved, active leader in the Bethany Orange Woodbridge School community. She is the Student Government Representative to the Amity Board of Education and a Principal’s Council representative. She co-authors weekly “Student Happenings” newsletters and helped spearhead the formation of Club Council. Additionally, Ananya is co-captain of her school’s debate team and also debates with the International Public Debate program. She co-founded the Amity Academic Decathlon Team and is co-president of the National Chinese Honor Society. Throughout her senior year, Ananya is serving as a representative to the State Student Advisory Council on Education.
Ananya was one of two students from Connecticut selected to serve as a representative to the US Senate Youth Program. Each year, this extremely competitive merit-based program brings 104 of the most outstanding students; two from each State, the District of Columbia and the Department of Education Schools together for an intensive week-long study of the federal government instilling a more profound knowledge of the American political system.