Association of Indians in America

South Jersey Chapter

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Gandhi Awards
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We are running the Gandhi Award Contest for last 17 years. We continue to make progress with increasing participation levels every year. Over the last 17 years we have 'touched' over 100,000 children, teachers and family members. We must continue to reinforce the importance of peace, non-violence and racial and religious harmony.

Gandhi Award Contest 2021
(Open for all New Jersey Middle and High School students)

Theme for 2021:
“The greatness of humanity is not in being human, but in being humane.”  
 -  Mahatma Gandhi
Application 2021

2020 Gandhi Award Celebration

Part 1    Part 2 

2020 Key Note Address by Glynis Sherard


Top 12 Award Winners of Gandhi Award Contest 2020


Student Name  School
Anjali Keira Krishnamurti Somerville High School
Avirup Chakraborty Ventnor Middle School
Cyrus Mehrrostami Bernardsville Middle School
Emily Hsu Ridge High School
Grace Tan William Annin Middle School
John Leonetti Ventnor Middle School
Michaela Wang Newark Academy Livingston
Morgan Marie Pfeiffer Briggs Memorial Middle School Pt.Pleasant
Nijar Soliman Ventnor Middle School
Rachael Molly Weiser Riverdell High School
Tabitha Mascobetto South Brunswick High School
Urmi P Mistry Morris County School of Technology