2017 - B KIND SCHOLARSHIP AWARD RECIPIENT

ISHIKA SAXENA - SEWICKLEY ACADEMY - PITTSBURGH, PA

Ishika is a “thoughtful, organized, and inclusive leader who has proven to be an invaluable member and leader in B kind this Year”.  She is described as a ‘humble and kind’ person, who does not seek rewards or recognition for her work at Sewickley Academy. Ishika stands out above her peers, as she clearly demonstrates a genuine commitment to the B kind club and is not involved simply to have another activity for her college application. She sincerely believes in “the power of any act of kindness, small or big, to have a large ripple effect that can shape an entire community.”  She is currently the 2017 B kind club Vice President and is described a s an “intelligent, creative leader… who pushes those around her to think outside of the box”.  Although in her first year at Sewickley Academy, Ishika, through her work with B kind has already “made a visible difference in the school community."