Association of Indians in America

South Jersey Chapter

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We are running the Gandhi Award Contest for last 17 years. We continue to make progress with increasing participation levels every year. Over the last 17 years we have 'touched' over 100,000 children, teachers and family members. We must continue to reinforce the importance of peace, non-violence and racial and religious harmony.

Gandhi Award Contest 2021
(Open for all New Jersey Middle and High School students)

Theme for 2021:
“The greatness of humanity is not in being human, but in being humane.”  
 -  Mahatma Gandhi
Application 2021
Top 20 Contestants of 2021 Gandhi Award Contest
Name of the Student School 
Aastha Tushar Pandya Absegami High School
Aditya Raj Bernards High School
Charlie Patrick Quinn Bernardsville Middle School
Charlotte Reece Orton Jackson Liberty High School
Chloe Heyn Lee River Dell High School
Dakota Neuls Jackson Liberty High School
Demetra Anita Delaportas Norwood Public School
Erin Dahae Kim Norwood Public School
Isabella Fantazzia Ventnor Middle School
Jack Henry Martin Bernardsville Middle School
Jiho Shin Norwood Public School
Juliana Urban River Dell High School
Kadence Owusu-Mensah Fisher Middle School
Kristen Lee Bernardsville Middle School
Laura Velasco Bernardsville Middle School
Lindsey Patricia Ludwig Point Pleasant Borough High School
Rodinah Mohamed Ventnor Middle School
Seokyeong Vena Lee Norwood Public School
Veronica Cumbrera Ventnor Middle School
Viviana Grace Arriaga Ventnor Middle School

We will have a virtual award ceremony on Zoom on Sunday October 24, 2021.
Zoom link will be sent to the top 20 students and their teachers close to the date.




2020 Gandhi Award Celebration

Part 1    Part 2 

2020 Key Note Address by Glynis Sherard