Meet Krupa Patel, 2018 Full Ride Scholarship Finalist

Hometown: Belleville, Michigan
High School: Canton Preparatory High School
Intended field of study: Biomedical Engineering

Honors, Awards and Activities

  • Student Council 2014-2018 Leadership Award, President
  • Key Club International 2014-2018, Most Number of Community Service Hours, President
  • National Honor Society 2014-2018, Good Citizen Award, President and Vice President
  • Yearbook Committee 2014-2018; Best Photographer Award, Head Editor
  • Girls’ Varsity Volleyball Team 2014-2018; Most Improved, MVP, Sportsmanship, and Spirit Award Senior Leader and Co-Captain
  • Girls’ Junior Varsity Basketball Team 2014-2015, Most Improved Award
  • Chess Club 2017-2018, Most Improved Award
  • Bowling Club 2014-2015
  • Newspaper Club 2014-2015, President and Head Editor
  • Debate Club 2014-2015, Best Debater Award President
  • Drama Club 2014-2016, Most Creative Award President
  • FIRST Robotics Competition 2015-2018, Highest Rookie Seed and Rookie All-Star Awards Captain and Student Mentor
  • Concert Band Member 2014-2016, 1st Chair (Flute)
  • Coca Cola Foundation, December 2017 Scholarship Semifinalist
  • Wendy High School Heisman Scholarship October 2017, School Winner and State Finalist
  • College Board 2016-2018, AP Scholar Award
  • Honor Roll 2014-2018, Summa Cum Laude Award
  • VFW Voice of Democracy December 2017, Post 4434 First Place Winner
  • Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program, January 2018 $1000 Recipient
  • GVSU Teen Entrepreneur Summer Academy (TESA), August 2017 First Place Winner – $2500

Community Service

  • Tutoring Service (Self-Run) SAT, ACT, math, and writing tutor for students in K-12.
  • India “Fight Poverty” Service Project (Self-Run)
  • Open Door Ministry (Food Bank Volunteer)
  • Canton Public Library Read to kids weekly every Friday for two years
  • Kids Need Opportunities to Socialize (KNOTS) Program (Peer Mentor)
  • Canton Charter Academy Science Olympiad (Crimebusters Coach)
  • Key Club International Soles for Souls Shoe Drive, Salvation Army Bell Ringing, The Giving Tree Service Project, Car Washes for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Charity, Kids Against Hunger 5K, World Vision’s Global 6K for Water, Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF, Thirsty 30 Project, Canned Food Drives
  • National Honor Society Autism Awareness Fundraiser
  • Michigan Humane Society
  • Hindu Temple volunteer
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