Ritika Shrivastava is an energetic and passionate student who strives for academic excellence. She will have completed 15 AP courses by the end of her Senior year. Outside of academics, she plays an active role at her school and in the community as a President of Speech and Debate Club, Varsity Tennis player, Science Olympiad Coach and State Champion, Biology Olympiad Semifinalist, Peer Tutoring Director, Science Alliance Physics Director, WHAT Tutor, National Honors Society Member and founder of a Non-profit. Ritika strongly believes in community service. She was awarded the title of “Distinguished Young Women of San Diego County.” Ritika loves performing Bharatanatyam, an Indian Classical Dance. She aims to go to a prestigious four-year university.