Child prodigy bags Bal Shakti Puraskar and secures workshop Stanford scholarship.
Well! She is a 16-year old studying in 11th grade. What she has achieved is much more than her age that she was honoured with India's prestigious award. By the way, how does age matter when it is the smartness and skill that play a vital role in deciding one's calibre.
We have Jennisha Agarwal who was awarded the Bal Shakti Puraskar 2020 for her outstanding performance in the field of scholastic. Let's look at the wonderful journey of this young talent and we are sure this is going to impress and inspire you.
All About The Child Prodigy:
Kumari Jennisha Sunil Agrawal was born on 17th August 2003. Born in Gujarat to Sunil Agarwal, a businessman and Barkha Agarwal, a housewife, Jennisha is a classroom student of Allen institute. The institute was rather amazed at the kind of interest, curiosity and yearning she showed to solve math problems. She felt its so enjoyable and fun and everything around her she related to math and science.
She exhibited a deep-rooted interest in mathematics and sciences since childhood. She bagged a gold medal in South East Asian Mathematics Olympiad. She secured Gold in Thailand International Mathematics Olympiad and Silver in Hong Kong International Maths Olympiad and was selected for the IJSO & OCSC Camp. She qualified in the Indian Junior Science Olympiad which is the second level of the international junior science Olympiad. She got selected for the orientation cum selection camp at Homi Bhabha Center for Science Education. In the Mathematics Olympiad and the Science Olympiad conducted by the International Society for Olympiad, she secured the state rank 1. Jennisha also received 100 per cent workshop scholarship from Stanford University in the session of 21-day workshop held between June 24 and July 14 in 2019. Besides this, she received 90 scholarship for a summer workshop organised by Oxford University.
India's Prestigious Award For This Child Prodigy:
We all know that on the occasion of Republic Day, the Government of India felicitates children with exceptional talents who have made significant contributions in the fields of arts, culture, social service, innovation, etc. Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar Award is bestowed upon those little invincibles who achieve beyond their age. Jennisha Agarwal, for her excellence in the field of scholastics and for participation and achievements in various olympiads was awarded the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2020. The following are the words posted by Narendra Modi Ji on his Twitter about Jennisha.
"Winning Hong Kong Mathematics Olympiad- check. Topping the International Society for Olympiads competitions-check. Jennisha Sunil Agarwal makes it look easy but it certainly takes a lot of hard work! Congratulations to this amazing Bal Puraskar Awardee"
Winning Hong Kong Mathematics Olympiad- check.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) January 24, 2020
Topping the International Society for Olympiad's competitions- check.
Jennisha Sunil Agrawal makes it look easy but it certainly takes a lot of hardwork!
Congratulations to this amazing Bal Puraskar awardee. pic.twitter.com/2JOYIU2hCb
An Aspiring Engineer:
Jennisha is aiming to secure a seat in one of the IITs and become an engineer. Let's wish many more accolades to this young talent in future and may her contributions benefit the community.
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