Ved Thoopal (X-B) was recently selected for the pan-India Lodha Genius Scholarship Program (17th May-17th June, 2023). He was placed seven among the 100 students who were selected for the program and got the privilege to spend four weeks at Ashoka University working on Science and Math projects including measuring the carbon sequestration of trees on campus, studying bat habits, exploring robotics and AI and doing higher level Math. The Lodha Genius Programme at Ashoka University is for students (Grades IX- XII) who demonstrate exceptional academic performance, leadership potential, and a passion for learning.Ved had a very productive time and enjoyed interacting with some of India’s best and bright professors.