Naunihal “Nihal” Gill attends Turlock High School in Turlock CA. Nihal is involved with various community service projects and is passionate about helping others and making an impact. He is the Founder of Project Spark, which aims to provide free STEM and robotics classes for underprivileged youth in his community. Golf is another passion of his. He enjoys the competition and collaboration that golf offers and being a part of the Men's Varsity Golf team at Turlock High and the Junior Golf Association of Northern California. He is also the author of "I May Be Small, but I Am a Lion at Heart." Nihal authored this book to convey hope and courage to parents with premature newborns in the NICU. His creativity and passion for his projects come from his firsthand experiences, and helping his community feels incomparable.
The NSHSS Nobel Academic Excellence Scholarship recognizes high school juniors and seniors making a positive impact on society, and how college will help these students continue to make an impact for years to come.