Akul V.

Passionate, Hardworking, Imaginative

It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.

- Aristotle



As a senior in the 49ers STEM Leadership Institute, Akul has participated in FIRST Tech Challenge robotics for 3 years with Team Deja Vu and Team Xcavators. After many years with Boy Scouts, he currently working towards the Eagle rank. Professionally, he would like to pursue data science or computational linguistics. He has had two internships throughout high school: one with a start up and another with NASA's Aviation Systems Division. He likes following consumer technology and imagining what the future might look like. In addition to his academic and STEM pursuits, he also plays varsity tennis for his school. In his free time, Akul likes to bike, watch movies, play video games, and go to the park.
The 49ers STEM Leadership Institute (49ers SLI) provides multi-year, year-round academic support, STEM enrichment, skills training, and leadership opportunities to students in middle and high school. Students, who are with the program for six years from 7th through 12th grade, commit annually to 300+ hours of program learning time in addition to their typical school hours. By cultivating student mastery in STEM subjects and in key skill areas, the program prepares students for college and empowers them to pursue their passions; so that they may become the well-rounded leaders of the future. The 49ers STEM Leadership Institute is made possible by the strong partnership between Silicon Valley Education Foundation, 49ers Foundation, Chevron, and the Santa Clara Unified School District.

Special Thanks To...

49ers SLI students Danielle B, Stephanie K, & Jennifer L for designing and building this website in 2019.

49ers SLI student Aribah H for editing all headshot photos for this website.

Communications Team Danielle B, Dana C, Aribah H, Halle K, Stephanie K, Jennifer L for editing content and building pages for the 2021 Seniors.

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