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Aarthi Krishnakumar

Co-Chair of Interns

Aarthi is a current Senior at Metea Valley High School. She has a strong passion for civic engagement and creating lasting change within her community...

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Marco Rivero-Luna

Journalism Lead

Marco Rivero-Luna is a senior at Metea Valley High School, and head of the journalism department in OLI. Marco has been an editor for Metea Valley's newspaper...

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Sanjay Ganesh

Community Outreach Intern

Sanjay Ganesh is currently a sophomore at Neuqua Valley High School and is a part of the Obama Legacy Initiative's Community Outreach program...

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Mridini Thippisetty

Graphic Design Intern

Mridini is a current junior at Metea Valley High School. She is involved in many extracurriculars including Youth and Government, Business Professionals of America...

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Nafisa Khan

Journalism Intern

Nafisa is a sophomore at Metea Valley, involved in girls tennis and various programs within the music department. When not singing or out on the courts, she loves writing...

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Dipankar Yettapu

Marketing and Sales Intern

Dipankar is a Marketing and Sales intern who currently is a junior at Metea Valley High School. At school he partakes in several clubs including the Executive Board for Student Government...

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Emily Sun

Social Media Intern

Emily Sun is a junior at Naperville Central who runs OLI’s social media and has a passion for both STEM and marketing. In school, she enjoys participating in DECA...

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Kishor Moorthy

Co-Chair of Interns

Kishor Moorthy is a junior in high school. Kishor feels that food insecurity should not exist in our communities because the world has an abundance of food. He is dedicated to OLI to help create solutions to help those in need...

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Ijeoma Ogbonna

Community Outreach Intern

Ijeoma is currently a junior at Metea Valley High School. Ijeoma is involved in multiple communication oriented activities...

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Vama Naik

Community Outreach Intern

Vama Naik is a current Junior at Metea Valley High School. She helped in launching her school’s poetry club and was a finalist in the Poetry Out Loud recitation competition...

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Shivam Kak

Graphic Design Intern

Shivam Kak is a current sophomore at Metea Valley High School. Ambitiously pursuing his passion for public speaking, over the past two years he has invested himself in numerous communication-oriented activities...

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Sahaja Danthurthy

Journalism Intern

Sahaja is a current Junior at Metea Valley High School. At school, she loves playing violin in her school's top orchestra, being a board member for BPA...

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Andrea Lyonsford

Media Intern

Andrea is involved in many curriculars in the Metea Valley community such as BSA (Black Student Alliance), Stugo(Spirit Committee), and FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes)...

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Elise Kim

Marketing and Sales Lead

Elise Kim is a lead intern for the Obama Legacy Initiative. She is currently a senior at Neuqua Valley High School and plays on her varsity lacrosse team and serves as a yearbook editor-in-chief...

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MJ Palmquist

Community Outreach Intern

MJ Palmquist is a sophomore at Metea Valley High School. At school, MJ enjoys sports like Basketball, Swimming, Soccer and Track and Field...

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Amara Saleem

Graphic Design Intern

Amara is a sophomore at Metea Valley High School. At Metea Valley, Amara enjoys participating in Youth and Government, Speech Team, Varsity Softball, and the National English Honors Society. During the summer, Amara is an avid Senior Youth Volunteer at the Morton Arboretum...

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Isabelle Kim

Journalism Intern

Isabelle Kim is currently a freshman at Neuqua Valley High School and enjoys dancing in her free time on Neuqua Valley’s Orchesis team...

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Thrinav Sathya

Journalism Intern

Thrinav Sathya, who goes by Tinu, is a sophomore at Metea Valley High School, and he's enthusiastic about writing and public speaking; he was a journalist for Youth and Government, part of the Metea Speech Team his freshman year...

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Drushya Musham

Media Intern

Drushya Musham is a Junior who is currently pursuing a good time in high school. Ever since she was 6 years old, she has explored 5 styles of dance, 4 instruments...

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