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Saurabh Choudhary
Class XII Science
Shivam Convent

Public speaker

Par excellence. Recognised as an Indian ambassador to the United Nations Conference for Parties XI in October. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was the chief addressee there. He was also an Indian delegate to the South Asian Youth Conference, Islamabad, Pakistan in November.

Talents include

Debating, quizzing, elocution and others.

Came third

In Brain of Bihar contest in 2009, when he was in Class IX. The event was held to gauge the intelligence quotient of schoolchildren across the state.

Among finalists

In Horlicks Wizkids, 2012. Around 50 schools of Patna district had taken part.

Support and guide

For 17-year-old Saurabh is his father Sunil Choudhary, an advocate. His mother Manju Choudhary has stood by him always.

Inspiration

For Saurabh is former president APJ Abdul Kalam.

Laurels include

Core committee member of Boston-based multinational non-profit corporation Dexterity Global. Founder of his Education Uninterrupted, which aims at educating all the underprivileged children in developing countries. Was felicitated by the state government for excelling at academics on the basis of Class X results. Was among finalists in national-level India Today Quiz, 2009.

Plays...

Soccer, a sport he is very fond of.

Big dream

Of Saurabh is to head the World Bank. Also aspires to be an entrepreneur.

Smita Kumar