Public Speaking & Debate Coach
Honors & Recognition
Bronze Presidential Volunteer Service Award
2nd place in O’Connor Civics Challenge
3rd place in Arizona Division II Lincoln-Douglass State Competition
2nd place Toro Country Classic Lincoln-Douglass
3rd place Jim Fountain Classic Lincoln-Douglass
Tournament Champion Scorpion Spectacular Duet Acting
Top 50 in Arizona for Original Oratory
Divya believes that through speech and debate she was able to improve her skills in many more ways than one. Divya applies this same philosophy when teaching. By learning from our differences as well as our similarities, it allows us all to grow. Divya enjoys teaching how to prepare cases and hosting mock debates.
Other than speech and debate, Divya participates in various extracurricular activities. Divya has been playing the violin for 6 years and enjoys playing classical pieces. Divya also learns Indian classical dance and has had many stage performances. Divya has a deep appreciation for Indian culture and she loves being able to express this passion in a dance form. In her free time, Divya enjoys reading and being with friends.
Divya helps her community in various ways. When she served as NJHS president, Divya organized a talent show which raised money for Phoenix Children’s Hospital. She also made cards for first responders to appreciate all of their hard work. Divya has also worked with other philanthropies like Feed My Starving Children, UMOM, and Paz de Cristo.