CRC Ambassador:Rithvik Potluri

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Rithvik Potluri

Rithvik  Potluri

Name : Rithvik Potluri

Grade:Freshman at Olentangy Liberty High School, Powell, Ohio.

Honors and Recognitions:

  • I played the violin and clarinet for two years. As a freshman, I am going to be taking Honors Pre-Calc.
  • I played volleyball this year for my school team and we placed third in our tournament.
  • Apart from school, last year I was on the Hindu Temple Robotics Team. We would spend two hours together working on our robot every Monday and Friday.
  • I also frequently volunteer at COSI and have almost volunteered there for 100 hours. As a little kid it has always been a goal of mine to volunteer at COSI due to my experiences and advice from friends that have volunteered there.
  • I am also interested in basketball. I have been playing the sport since third grade. In 6th grade we made it to the finals and sadly lost.
  • I have also competed in Mathcounts and have made it to regionals. I have also participated in cross-country, winter run club, tennis, and volleyball. My goal is to attend an ivy league college and to achieve a 4.0 GPA in high school.

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    Project Impact & News:

    0. 2015 CRC Ohio Invitational Science Fair on 02-21-2015 .

    1. Since 2008, CRC project collected more than 50,000lbs of eWaste (Computers, Monitors, Printers, Scanners, TVs, and thousand pounds of computer peripheral items) and safely redirected for proper recycling.

    2. Donated refurbished items to Nationwide Children's Hospital, Habitat for Humanity, and more than 1500 recycled bags of clothes to PlanetAid foundation. Shipped 235 boxes of Indian clothes to flood affected areas in AP, India with help of local organizations and in 2009.

    3. Total Adopted Schools since 2009: 50 > 2009 -13 Elementary/High schools, 2010- 8 High Schools, 2011- 6 High Schools, 2012-13- 13 High Schools, 2014- 13 High Schools..

    4. CRC fund-raised for other charities: (Central Ohio Hemophilia Foundation, UNICEF)

    5. Community Recycling Campaign project selected for the 2011 Volvo Adventure- The United Nations Environmental Programme Project Read more details (Select Country-United States, select project 6)

    6. Community Recycling Campaign project selected for the 2011 Prudential Spirit State Finalist Read more

    7. Community Recycling Campaign project details on the Junior Scholastic, National Magazine, April 2011 Issue Read more

    8. Can you help save the earth? Meet five young people who saw problems--and set out to fix them.(Brennan Bird, Jonny Cohen, Diana Lopez, Sachin Rudraraju and Freya Chay Read more

    9. A Davidson Young Scholar Making a Difference, In the Spotlight Read more

    10. Community Recycling Campaign project selected for the 2008 Davidson Young Scholar Ambassador Program- Read more

    11. TechColumbus Innovation Awards Semi-Finalist (2010, 2011) - for Green Innovation and Non-Profit Service Read more

    12. Story published in the Columbus Monthly Magazine -2012 Issue

    13. E-Waste: Dark Side of Digital Age >> These days, it's often cheaper and more convenient to buy a new PC than to upgrade an old one. But what happens to those old computers once they've been abandoned for newer models? The refuse from discarded electronics products, also known as e-waste, often ends up in landfills or incinerators instead of being recycled. And that means toxic substances like lead, cadmium and mercury that are commonly used in these products can contaminate the land, water and air.

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