Satvik Kumar | Senior
1st – Thermodynamics, Hovercraft (State ’18)
Favorite Event: Thermodynamics
Satvik is a fourth-year member and a second-year captain, he serves as the club president. He offers both his experience and guidance to the team, and his dedication and hard work are essential to our success. His favorite part of SciOly is both learning and meeting others who are incredibly passionate in the sciences. Satvik loves physics, especially events like Circuit Lab and Thermodynamics. Additionally, he really loves planes, and will probably be able to tell you the model of a plane by looking at a picture you provide him. You can find Satvik wearing his ExDes-Iron Man-type mask, complaining about biology, or participating in Carmel’s InvenTeam club. Outside of SciOly, Satvik participates in Rho Kappa, Boy Scouts and Teen Library Council, always putting in 110% effort to anything he’s involved in. He plays both the viola and the mridanga, and participates in community events like East meets East at the library.
Anushka Dasgupta | Junior
1st – Microbe Mission // 3rd – Ecology (State ’18)
Favorite Event: Ecology
Anushka Dasgupta is a second-year member and a junior captain. She specializes in biology events with success in events like Microbe Mission and Ecology. She likes ranting about bad tests, subsidizing her lack of sleep by drinking concerning amounts of coffee and looking at Science Olympiad memes. One of the main reasons for the success we’ve had as a team is that she fixes the printer everytime someone else breaks it. While Anushka’s very driven and focused, you can often find her joking with the team. Her favorite part of Science Olympiad is both the team aspect and competition, and she is excited to meet new members this year. Outside of SciOly, you can find her dedicating her life to the Hilite, rallying for children’s causes and playing piano. She loves listening to Chopin, playing with dogs and learning anything bio-related.
Raphael Li | Junior
2nd – Fermi Questions, Dynamic Planet, WIDI (State ’18)
Favorite Event: Fermi Questions
Raphael is a third-year member and junior captain. He is passionate about earth science and inquiry events, with his favorite event being Fermi Questions. In his free time, he enjoys awkwardly winking at people, tapping them on the opposing shoulder and speaking so fast no one can understand what he’s saying. His favorite part about Science Olympiad is the team aspect, as he loves to banter and joke with his teammates. He’s good at making people laugh and lightening the mood, but don’t underestimate his hard work and commitment to his team. Outside of SciOly, he’s involved in Hilite, tennis, Design for CHS and plays the cello. He’s also incredibly committed to his church and various charitable causes.
Yannik Singh | Junior
1st – Astronomy, Chemistry Lab, Materials Science // 4th – Game On (State ’18)
Favorite Event: Chemistry Lab
Yannik is a three-year member of Carmel Science Olympiad. He enjoys chemistry and all chemistry-related events. Besides Science Olympiad, he participates in the U. S. National Chemistry Olympiad and the Washington University Chemistry Tournament in addition to math competitions such as the AIME. You can also find him running chemistry workshops at elementary schools in Carmel and doing biology research. In his spare time, he enjoys playing the trumpet and binging HBO.
Olivia White | Sophomore
2nd – Disease Detectives // 5th – Forensics (State ’18)
Favorite Event: Forensics
Olivia is a second year member of Science Olympiad. She enjoys problem solving events such as forensics, but her passion is in biology. She competes in Biology Olympiad and participates in biotechnology programs around the country. She is a member of the bio club and chem club, and the president of Science National Honor Society at CHS. She is also a member of Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council (where she chairs more science events). In her free time, she enjoys watching movies with friends, playing the violin and traveling.
The officers posing for a picture at Carmel High School.