Sophia is a senior at Albuquerque Academy. She is a trained Indian classical dancer. She is also a first-degree black belt in Taekwondo, Shorinyu, and Shotukan. She was accepted to the Congress of Future Medical Leaders and the Stanford pre-collegiate program. She is an active member of the South Asian affinity group and the Malayali Association in New Mexico. Sophia enjoys music, playing the piano and guitar.
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.