Speller No. 7, Chythanya Murali
Arkansas Democrat Gazette, Little Rock, Arkansas
LISA Academy, Little Rock, Arkansas
Chythanya loves to play tennis and her favorite athlete is Indian tennis star Sania Mirza. A second degree black belt in karate, she also enjoys classical dancing, reading and spending time with her family. Chythanya's role model is Mahatma Gandhi and she would love to meet President Barack Obama. Her favorite subject in school is world history, and she hopes to pursue a career in cardiology. Chythanya speaks fluent Malayalam, a language spoken mainly in the southern Indian state of Kerala.