May 22, 2007 > Local student recognized as All American Scholar
Local student recognized as All American Scholar
United States Achievement Academy recently announced Union City resident Somya Sharma, a student at Moreau Catholic High School in Hayward, as a recipient of the All American Scholar award in the "At-Large Division" and a National Award recipient in English. The academy recognizes less than 10 percent of American high school students with these prestigious awards.
Winners are selected based on the recommendation of teachers, coaches, counselors and other qualified sponsors. The criteria for selection include: academic performance, interest and aptitude, leadership qualities, responsibility, enthusiasm, motivation to learn and improve, citizenship, attitude, dependability and cooperative spirit.
Somya is the daughter of Kavita and Keshav Sharma of Union City. Her grandparents, Santosh and Om Prakash Sharma live in Delhi, India.