2017 National Chess Scholar Award, awarded to five high school juniors or seniors who demonstrate outstanding achievement in academics, chess, leadership, and sportsmanship.
Winner of three U.S. national chess championships (two individual championships and one team championship).
Winner of three individual U.S. National Chess Awards including two Top 5 and one Top 10 finish in the last three national events.
National Master, a national chess title awarded by the U.S Chess Federation (USCF) for achieving a USCF rating of 2200.
National AP Scholar Award
National Merit semifinalist
Winner of ten Arizona state chess championships (five individual and five team championships).
Arizona India Association – 2017 Annual Award for outstanding achievement in academics and extracurriculars.
Arizona State Telugu Association 2015 Annual Award for outstanding leadership, extracurricular activities, and dedication to community (Only two awards given per year).
Nominated by high school principal and selected as one of five nominees for the 2016 City of Chandler People’s Choice Award for volunteer recognition.
Selected as a member of the Board of Directors, Legends Chess, Phoenix, AZ; responsible for establishing broad policies and setting out strategic objectives, fundraising, and directing chess tournaments.
Top fundraiser for Basis Chandler three years in a row (9th grade thru 11th grade); raised $40K for Basis Chandler Annual Teacher Fund and KIVA.org.
Member of the Founder’s circle for Basis Ed. and sole Arizona student to receive that honor.