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Chaitanya (Cherry) Arora
Communication Skills Coach & Editor

🔷  Public Speaking and Debating Enthusiast

🔷  Year Level Debating Executive 

🔷  Co-Founder of DiscoverSTEMM

🔷  Scientific Writer and Reviewer 

🔷  Interact Co-President

"The good thing about science is that it's true whether or not you believe in it."

                                                                                - Neil deGrasse Tyson


Chaitanya (Cherry) Arora is a high school student in the International Baccalaureate program from Melbourne Australia. In addition to being a high achieving student, she is an active part of the wider school community through her involvement in her school’s Student Representative Council (SRC) as Secretary and Interact Club as Co-President.

       Awards and Recognitions: 

  • Kwong Lee Dow Young Scholar 

  • Top 5% of her cohort (academically) 

  • STEM Scholarship Recipient 

  • Top 5 Speakers at the Monash Asian Studies Debate Competition 

  • State Badminton Runners Up

     Passions and Interests:

  • Supporting and motivating those around me to explore their full potential 

  • Constantly learning and developing my knowledge and skill set

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Along with her extracurricular involvement, Cherry is passionate about scientific research, specifically in water related fields. Throughout 2021, she completed an extensive project exploring the impacts of nitrate on water along with its removal methods. This work culminated in a 30 page report which has been published as part of the Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium conference proceedings. Additionally, Cherry presented her research in a 20 minute oral presentation at the highly acclaimed national conference which was run by Engineers Australia, the peak engineering body in the nation.

Outside of academics, Cherry runs her own YouTube channel where she has been able to develop her public speaking skills and is an active baker and rower. 

" I hope to continue inspiring young people to be confident and courageous learners, leaders and individuals. "

     - Cherry Arora

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