Sandeep SivaWalled Lake Central
Gary & Ann Moeller Scholarship
Sandeep Siva graduated from Walled Lake Central high school. Throughout high school, he was involved in a wide variety of extracurricular activities. He enjoyed playing South Indian classical music on the violin for ten years, and he actively participates in competitions and accompanies local artists in concerts. In Tae Kwon Do, he earned the honor of first degree black belt and later served as a martial arts instructor to other students. Sandeep has also played varsity level tennis on his school tennis team for two years. In addition, he has had the pleasure of serving as president of his school's science club for two years and as the student representative of his school's PTSA for two years.
In addition to extra-curricular activities, Sandeep also pursues his academic interests outside the classroom. One such outlet is participation in competitions in Math, Science, Arts, and Literature. He has received the Michigan Award of Excellence in literature in the PTA Reflections competition, earned the Michigan Math Prize Bronze awards two years in a row, and ranked fourteenth place within USA and Canada in the Cisco Netriders competition. Sandeep recently won the Lakes Area Optimist Club essay contest based on a theme of “How my Positive Outlook Benefits my Community.” He has also been selected as a National Merit Finalist. Sandeep plans to pursue a degree in engineering while at the University of Michigan.