Students Receive Outstanding Asian American Student Awards
The Asian American Heritage Committee of the Pittsburgh Federal Executive Board has named two Fox Chapel Area High School students winners in its program that honors outstanding Asian American high school students. Fox Chapel Area High School 2015-2016 junior Suvir Mirchandani received the India Highest Honor award and 2015-2016 junior Nadia Islam received the Bangladesh Honor award from the organization.
The students submitted applications for the award and the criteria for selection is based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities, and community service. The most outstanding Asian American students were selected from each ethnic group from a five-county area and they received their awards at the annual Outstanding Asian American Heritage Luncheon. The luncheon was held May 20, 2016, at the Sheraton Station Square Hotel.