LaCap Senior Spotlight recognizes Vrat Joshi, a senior at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts (LSMSA), as an outstanding high school senior.
Vrat has a 4.0 GPA and scored a 34 on the ACT. He was on the winning team out of 20 that competed at the LSU Mathematics competition. He was also selected to be in the National Society of High School Scholars.
Vrat interned at Harvard Student Agencies where he won the “Best Business Pitch” competition during the Summer Business Academy.
At LSMSA, Vrat was selected as a Academic Peer Mentor to tutor his fellow students in Vector Calculus, Differential Equations, Computer Science, Chemistry, Spanish, and Economics. He also serves as an ambassador for the school. During the summer he participated in an Economic for Leaders Program at Rice University where he received recognition for “Excellence in Economics” on his post-exam.
As a student, he formed a non-profit organization called Project Polio. Project Polio’s purpose is to educate, coordinate, and provide aid and relief to eradicate undocumented cases of the poliovirus around the world. Vrat organized the inaugural Project Polio 5K Fun Run in 2018, which raised over $3,000.
Vrat plays soccer for LSMSA, serving as the team captain during his senior year. He is also a member of the Math Club, where he’s participated in national and state competitions. Outside of school he studies business markets through finance-oriented online courses, websites, books like “Intelligent Investor,” and business-newsletters.
LaCap believes it takes good grades, community involvement, and hard work to make a successful leader. Vrat Joshi is being recognized for these qualities.
LaCap is committed to improving our community’s well-being by offering financial and volunteer support to organizations that enhance the quality of life through programs for youth, education, and financial literacy.
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