Shruthi is currently a junior (eleventh grader) in Darien High School, Darien, Connecticut, USA. She has a keen interest in biotechnology and plans to pursue a medical carrier after high school. Apart from academics, her interests spans across literature and music. Her writings range from romanticist poetry to critical, analytic essays. She won the awards from Southwestern Connecticut Teen Writing Competition consecutively in 2010 and 2011. She is a member of the Darien High School Orchestra, Tri-M (the Music Honors Society), and Current (the high school literary magazine). Shruthi is also actively involved in Indian Carnatic Music for both Violin and Vocal. She has been participating in the New York -Sri Tyagaraja Utsavam for the past six years.