Mr. Parikh was awarded the Society for Science Young Scientist Award of $50,000 for his work entitled: “A Novel Sol-Gel Derived SPEEK/Silicon Dioxide Composite Membrane for the Vanadium Redox Flow Battery”
Dhruvik is very active in his school and community. He is involved in Science Research Club, Technology Student Association, Math Honor Society, National Honor Society and a member of the boys tennis team.
OnlineHS Math teacher Mark Ryder remembers Dhruvik as a student who worked hard, was impressive in his ability to work independently and maturely advocate for himself.
Dhruvik has a passion to make STEM education a priority and wants to help every student, regardless of their challenges, graduate from high school.
He believes this work is done by helping every student feel connected to the administration and school community.