Members

Meet the team!

Leadership Team

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Mayukha Bhamidipati,
VP of Programming

Mayukha is a senior at duPont Manual High School. She is a spirited writer and youth activist who is passionate about educational equity, community service, and intersectionality. In her spare time, you can probably find her singing, doing Henna art, playing badminton. or updating her poetry blog, Utterly Ineffable

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Sophie Ma is a senior at duPont Manual High School. In her time outside of STEMY, she works in an educational nonprofit for second and third world country students, and teaches English to Chinese students. She loves cats, writing, calligraphy, and travel. 

Sophie Ma,
CEO

Shubh Gupta, a junior at duPont Manual, is heavily involved in numerous academic teams. He enjoys public speaking, golf, and spending time with friends & family.

Shubh Gupta,
COO
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Aditi is a junior at duPont Manual High School. She is interested in everything STEM and enjoys reading and painting in her spare time.

Aditi Jha,
VP of Programming

Yacine, a senior at DuPont Manual High School, loves DIY projects and cooking Senegalese and American food. She enjoys volunteering and fundraising for charitable  causes such as the LLS and UNICEF. 

Yacine Diop.
VP of Funding &
Special Projects

Marjorie is a junior at duPont Manual high school. She is part of the field hockey team, designs for On the Record Magazine, and is an Activist at Educational Justice. 

Majorie Mays,
VP of Design &
Marketing

Scientific Method Team

Safwa, a senior at duPont Manual, is dedicated to standing up for what’s right. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with her little sister and watching Friends.

Safwa Gopang,
(Scientific Method)
Warren Van Nort,
(Scientific Method)

Warren is a senior at duPont Manual High School. Outside of STEMY, Warren is part of duPont Manual’s Academic Team and also loves to volunteer with Manual’s KEY club and Beta club. In his free time, Warren loves to watch “Survivor” and try new restaurants in the Louisville area.  

Aysha Khan,
(Scientific Method)

Aysha is a senior at duPont Manual High School. She loves serving her community and standing up for what she believes in. She is a member of Metro Youth Advocates and regularly volunteers at Norton Hospital. You can find Aysha going on long runs with her two older sisters, watching The Office, and taking naps in her spare time.

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Camella is an upcoming junior who likes to swim, volunteer, and hang out with her friends.

Camella Korner
(Scientific Method)
Morgan Hampton
(Scientific Method)

When Morgan is not learning more about the STEM field in the MST magnet at Manual, you can find her on the volleyball court!

Sonia Nagpal is a junior at DuPont Manual High School.

Sonia Nagpal
(Scientific Method)

Innovation Team

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Gokul Achaththekoot is a sophomore at duPont Manual High School. He has a passion for math and science, and in his free time, he enjoys watching Netflix, playing basketball, and practicing piano.

Gokul Achaththekoot
(Innovation, SciMethod)

Elshaddai is a senior at duPont Manual. Alongside her involvement as a fellow in STEMY, she is a member of several clubs, including Women in Science and Engineering, Energy-STEM, and the Immigrant & Refugee Assistance Program. She spends much of her time as a Youth leader at the Debre Haile Kidus Gebriel Ethiopian Orthodox Church, and when she isn't there you can find her spending time with friends and family. 

Elshaddai Melaku,
(Innovation)

Audrey is a junior at duPont Manual High School in both the Math, Science, Technology and Youth Performing Arts magnets. In her free time, she likes to play with her dog, watch Netflix, play field hockey, and run.

Audrey Neukomm,
(Innovation)
Outreach Coordinator

Yaara Aleissa is a junior at duPont Manual High School who plans on pursuing a career in oncology in the future. She is passionate about political advocacy issues and hopes to use her voice to inform others about the issues going on around the world.

Yaara Aleissa
(Innovation)

Aditi Kona is an upcoming junior at North Oldham High School. Her passion lies in learning about neuroscience, and in her free time, she enjoys playing the piano and dancing.

Aditi Kona
(Innovation)

Math-A-Maniacs Team

Sam is an up-and-coming junior at Manual. He likes playing with his dog and hanging out with friends. 

Sam Powers
(Math-a-Maniacs)

Lainey, a senior at Manual, is passionate about science and enjoys researching the gut microbiome, rock climbing, and art.

Lainey Render,
(Math-a-Maniacs)

Varun, a junior at duPont Manual, enjoys playing tennis and soccer in his free time and hopes to eventually work with Machine learning and AI.  

Varun Chandrashekhar,
(Math-a-Maniacs)

Omar De La Osa is a senior at Fern Creek High School in the Ivy Plus Academy. In his free time, he mixes ingredients, plays childish video games, or studies from a comically large text book. Currently, he’s waiting for the next exciting adventure! 

Omar De La Osa
(Math-a-Maniacs)

Simi is a senior at duPont Manual High School in the Math, Science, and Technology magnet who enjoys conducting scientific research. In her free time, she loves to watch scary movies and hang out with her friends at the park.

Simi Bala
(Math-a-Maniacs)

Sneh is a sophomore at DuPont Manual High School. Outside of STEMY, he helps his brother practice for Quick Recall and Governor’s Cup. He likes to play badminton, do origami, and make curated music playlists for his friends and family.

Sneh Patel
(STEMY Academy)

STEMY Academy

Shridha Rajeswar is a junior at duPont Manual High School. She loves learning about STEM and hopes to pursue a career in the medical field one day. In her free time, she likes to watch Netflix, paint, and play the guitar.

Shridha Rajeswar
(STEMY Academy)

Avery, a senior at duPont Manual high school, is in Key Club and loves to volunteer with children. In school, she loves doing math, but outside of school, Avery enjoys playing flute and making artwork. 

Avery Huff
(STEMY Academy)

Jahnavi is an upcoming junior at DuPont Manual High School. She enjoys volunteering, and in her free time, she enjoys baking and playing the piano.

Jahnavi Doddapaneni
(STEMY Academy)

Science Kits Team

Tala Saad
(Science Kits)

Tala Saad is a sophomore at Kentucky Country Day school who enjoys robotics and engineering.

Anne Liang is a senior at duPont Manual High School. She has a passion for scientific research and enjoys playing the violin in her free time.

Anne Liang,
(Science Kits)

Nolan is a senior at duPont Manual High School. In addition to STEMY, he is a member of Beta Club, Science National Honor Society, and Manual’s Varsity Lacrosse team. In his free time, he enjoys reading and photography.

Nolan Crane,
(Science Kits)

Spandana Pavuluri is a rising sophomore at duPont Manual High School in the Math, Science, and Technology (MST) magnet. She enjoys going on bike rides, hanging out with friends, and visiting family.  

Spandana Pavuluri
(Science Kits, Funding)

Funding Team

Sathvik Srikanth is an individual of many passions and talents. From writing poetry to mapping the stars, he takes every challenge that faces him in stride and will always try to put others' needs before his own. He loves to work with the younger generation, and he loves to help all children find their calling and will do whatever he can to help support them in their academic journey.

Sathvik Srikanth
(Funding)

Anna Morgan is a senior at duPont Manual High School. Outside of STEMY, she is a member of her school's Science Olympiad team and Student Senate and also enjoys running as part of her school’s cross country and track teams.

Anna Morgan,
(Funding)

Phoebe is a sophomore in the math, science, and technology magnet at duPont Manual. In her free time, she enjoys sewing, gardening, and experimenting with ingredients to make delicious desserts.

Phoebe Boylan
(Funding)

Design Team

During the fall, Rachel will be a junior at DuPont Manual High School. She spends every spare moment outside, and she enjoys going on long drives and playing with her dogs.

Rachel Isaac
(Design)

Preeti Tanwani is a senior at duPont Manual, and enjoys reading, dancing, and drawing. She also loves talking to her friends and spending time with her family.

Preeti Tanwani,
(Design)
Tiffany Huynh,
(Design)

Tiffany is a senior at duPont Manual High School. She can usually be found thinking about new ways to incorporate STEM and art with projects that use techniques ranging from origami science to sculpting. When not working on STEMY initiatives, Tiffany enjoys drawing on her digital tablet and making pancakes.

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Caroline Arnold
(Design)

Caroline Arnold is a rising junior at duPont Manual, and she is so excited to be a part of STEMY!

Shamitha engages in science, volunteering, and leadership activities whenever she can. In her free time, she enjoys music, baking, writing, and the great outdoors.

Shamitha Kuppala,
(Design)

Tech Team

Sai Jeyaprakash,
(Tech, STEMY Acadamy)

Sai is a junior at duPont Manual High School. He likes to play soccer and learn how to program. He aspires to someday use programming to benefit society and help people.

Jackson has a passion for electronics and economics. He enjoys learning about world affairs as well as reading and playing video games. In the future, he hopes to be able to travel the world and meet people across it.

Jackson Arnold,
(Tech, Spotlight)