A Career in Medicine
Nishtha Chadda of Far Rockaway, was named valedictorian of Hillcrest High School this spring. The teenager has been accepted by the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education/City University of New York Medical School. She intends to become a pediatric surgeon, and is well on the way to achieving her goals.
Chadda, among other things, volunteers at the soup kitchen at the First Presbyterian Church, is a peer educator about HIV/AIDS, is President of the Math Club, is layout editor of the yearbook, works with the Charity Club at York College and plays the violin.
She does all this while maintaining a 4.0 GPA.