Shreyaa Venkat is a senior at Broad Run High School with a great passion for community service and volunteering. She is an active board member of various clubs and organizations, where she provides a wide range of volunteer opportunities for youth and teens in the community. Sixteen-year-old Shreyaa already has over five years of volunteer service under her belt and has spent over 1000 hours giving back to her community. She is an academic honor roll student, a travel soccer player, a 3rd degree black belt, a certified soccer referee, a kathak dancer, and an assistant instructor at CJR Martial Arts. Shreyaa’s generous heart and passion for service drive her determination to make a difference in the lives of others.
Along with receiving the award for Outstanding Youth Volunteer Team from Loudoun Cares, she has received the following:
Esha Venkat is a 13-year-old freshman at Broad Run High School. Esha’s commitment to volunteering inspires countless other youth volunteers to make a difference in the community. In addition to being a Straight A honor roll student, Esha finds time to pIay piano, earn her 2nd degree black belt, enjoy hip-hop and Kathak, and serve as the captain of her travel soccer team. She is also an active member of several clubs and organizations.
Esha finds a healthy balance between academics and extracurricular activities, as well as making sure to leave weekends for volunteering. She has spent hundreds of volunteer hours on projects ranging from feeding the homeless and tutoring kids, to helping hurricane victims and creating care packages for low-income families. Esha’s motivation comes mainly from the joy she gets from giving back to the community. According to her, it doesn’t matter how big or small your contribution is to your community, it just matters that you do something to help.