Senior Portfolio Akshara B. Period 6

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Model Airplanes

September 2007 - June 2010

With my mentor, Mr. Young.

Entered Lynbrook High School

08/23/2010

Science Club!

09/2010

My first Android Phone

Approx. Feb 2011

The Nexus One, my first smartphone.

Synopsis Science Fair

3/9/2011

My first science fair

Synopsis Science Fair

3/7/2012

My second science fair

Scarlet Letter Video

12/01/2012

Still don't know how we aced this project... Here's the link to the entire video: http://youtu.be/j0DnFxLuhZ8

Summer Research Internship @ Stanford University

07/04/2013 - 08/16/2013

I did an internship at Stanford University under Dr. Nidhi Bhutani

Driving Permit!

09/10/2013

Got my driving permit!

Acceptance from UCSD

03/19/2014

Submitted my SIR to UCSD! Had many options, but went with the Tritons.

Signed up for Facebook!

05/19/2014

After years of avoiding Facebook, I have finally decided that it is time to join. It's probably going to help in college, so might as well get one.

Graduation from Lynbrook High

June 6 2014

Awards

Junior National Honor Society

March 2010

Harker Math Invitational 1st Place

Approx. March 2010

Red, White, Blue Award in Algebra II/Trig

03/31/2011

Santa Clara Valley Mathematics Association Mad Hatter Competition 15th place

04/16/2011

Science Olympiad Regionals

Feb 9 2013

2nd Place in Elastic-launched glider at regionals

Red, White, Blue, Award in AP Chemistry

03/28/2013

Science Bowl Regionals 3rd Place

02/15/2014

Science Bowl Regional Competition at SLAC

USA Biology Olympiad Semifinalist

April 11 2014

UC Berkeley BIOEHSC: Best Research Award

4/19/2014

UC Berkeley Bioengineering Honors Society Competition award

Valedictorian

6/6/14

Computer (Science) stuff

First exposure to computer science

August 2011 - June 2012

My first exposure to computer science (Java class), which has taken me on the road of discovery in computing.

Master Audacity

06/28/2012 - 08/16/2012

Used Audacity extensively over the summer to edit audio from a lot of recordings of recitation of Shri Bhagavatha by our gurugalu Shri Shri Suvidyendra Theertha Shreepadaru.

Created Hanabi

Approx. April 2013 - June 2013

For our APCS final project, we created a multiplayer online card game called Hanabi. Team was comprised of me, Henry Walter, and Albert Huang.

Learned C++

June 2013 - December 2013

Learned Visual C#

June 2013 - August 2013

Built my first gaming PC

07/11/2013

Built my own PC! Parts list: http://pcpartpicker.com/b/vMBmP6

Learning Python

Jan 2014 - 05/31/2014

Philosophy ( Shrimad Acharyara Tatvavada)

Started Learning Stotras from Shri Vittalacharyaru

July 2005

I started learning Shri Sundarakanda, Shri Krishnashtaka, Shri Vishnusahasranama, Shri Vishnu vijaya stotra, Shri Bhagavadgeeta, Shri DashAvatAra Stuti.

Bala Mukunda

05/17/2006

Upanayana

April 2011

Learnt Shri Veda suktas and Shri Manimanjari

June 2012 - August 2012

Learnt some Shri Veda suktas and Shri Manimanjari over the summer from highly-esteemed Shri Vittalacharyaru at Shri Purna Pragnya Vidyapeetha