The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TexasGrade:
C.M. Rice Middle School, Plano,Profile:
Chetan is involved in MATHCOUNTS, Whiz Quiz, cricket and recreational basketball. His role model is NBA player Dirk Nowitzki because of his talent, discipline and loyalty. Chetan enjoys reading, especially the Hunger Games series of books; he also liked the movie. Other interests include music, sports and board games like Scrabble. At school, Chetan excels in math and hopes for a career in economics. He is able to name all 50 U.S. States in alphabetical order in less than a minute. Chetan participated in the 2010 and 2011 Scripps National Spelling Bees, tying for 27th place in 2011.