Congratulations to Keerthana Shankar from Mills E. Godwin High School, our week 9 nominee for the Lexus of Richmond Pursuit of Perfection Leadership Award!
With a GPA of 4.717, Keerthana has excelled academically as a recipient of the AP Scholar Award, an Honor Roll student, a Beta Club member, and a member of the Math, Spanish and National Honor Societies. She is active outside of the classroom in the Godwin Writing Center, as a member of the Spanish Club, a volunteer for the Keyettes Club, a tutor in the Student Organization for Helping Others Club and a volunteer for the Twin Hickory Library. Keerthana is an accomplished athlete, having earned numerous awards and recognitions for her prowess on the tennis court. She has been recognized as #1 in singles and doubles her junior year, MVP, Team District Champion, Team Regional Champion, Team State Champion and Team State finalist. She been awarded as a District Doubles Champion, Regional Doubles Champion, Richmond All-Metro first team, All Academic District, All-Academic Regional, and All-Academic Conference. She is also a member of the Richmond Nomads junior team and the United States Tennis Association. Keerthana plans to major in Biomedical Engineering to combine her academic skills with her love of helping others.
Keerthana has won a dinner for two at Fleming’s Steakhouse and is now in the running for the $10,000 scholarship. Watch the Fox Richmond – WRLH interview video to learn more about Keerthana’s great achievements, and check out our Scholarship app on Facebook for more information about each weekly nominee throughout the school year!