Aashika is a sophomore in South Brunswick High School, New Jersey. She is a 2 year New Jersey Affiliate Awardee. One of her most honorable achievements is being a 4-time consecutive 1st place New Jersey State Champion in Vex IQ Robotics. She has also partnered with her sister to start their own S.T.R.E.A.M business - teaching 1st-5th graders simple concepts in Science, Technology, Robotics, Engineering, Art, & Math. She has been a part of the Girls Who Code since 6th grade and has now become a mentor of the North Brunswick Club! She recently completed her Silver Award Project which was related to STEM: Sweet Stem. She also applied for a grant of $3000, where she taught Vex IQ Robotics to underprivileged girls in her county. Aashika has a true passion for sports, she was the Girls Soccer Captain in 8th grade, she is currently on the Girls Varsity Basketball team, JV Volleyball team, and JV Spring Track. She plans to major in Marketing and Computer Science and minor in Psychology. Her first love is UCLA followed by Penn State and aspires to become a UX Designer.