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Clapp, Gahndi Named TMHS Hats Off Award Winners For February

Feb 19, 2015 06:49PM ● By Bill Gilman
Tewksbury High seniors Emilie Class and Dimple Gahndi have been named Hats Off Award winners by the Tewksbury Rotary Club for the month of February.
The students were presented with their awards earlier this mont, as part of the Rotary Club luncheon at the Tewksbury Country Club.
Emilie, the daughter of Michael and Kathleen Clapp, was nominated for the award by TMHS faculty member Kennan Daniel.
"Emilee is a leader and a doer with infectious positive energy and a great altruistic spirit," wrote Daniel.
Academically, Emilie is a recipient of John and Abigail Adams Scholarship, a recipient of numerous Renaissance Gold Card Awards and achieved a score of 30 on the ACT. She is enrolled in AP courses and achieved a score of 5 on AP US History exam.
Active in the community, Emilie has served as a volunteer counselor for children’s theatre at ACT Theatre Company and a student speaker at 8th grade events. She was an organizer of TMHS Breast Cancer Awareness Week, Principal’s Day, and Pep rally, has volunteered at the Tewksbury Bike Rally, Parent Teacher Conferences and the Applefest Fair.
In addition to being president of TMHS Theatre Company, Emilie is also secretary of the National Honor Society, secretary of the Student Council and a member of Principal’s Advisory Council.
Emilie is also an avid supporter of and participant in the performing arts. She played Toffee in Zombie Prom last year, was nominated for best dancer and best ensemble member with the ACT Theatre Company.

Dimple, the daughter of Vandana and Nilesh Gandhi, was nominated for the award by TMHS faculty member Franc DeLucia.
"Dimple is a teacher’s dream student.  (She) has character, shows fortitude and uses good judgment," wrote DeLucia.
Academically, Dimple is a recipient of John and Abigail Adams Scholarship, recipient of numerous Renaissance Gold and Silver Card Awards, recipient of an SAT Scholarship, is enrolled in AP Chemistry and AP Biology courses and is certified in CPR First Aid. She is also a member of the Chemistry Club and the ECHO Club.
Dimple is a talented athlete, participating in tennis, soccer, as well as being an award-winning dancer.
Active within the community, Dimple has worked as a v
olunteer at the library for three years, volunteers at a local nursing home, volunteers as a tennis coach and volunteers as an assistant dance teacher. She is a also a certified makeup artist and works as a makeup artist at Jasmine’s Dance Academy.


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