AIA PRESS CENTER
Mesquite High School
4A-5A Scholar Activity Finalist
Pratyush Ambadi is an exemplary young man who knew from the time he was a freshman that he wanted to be valedictorian and he has done everything in his power to make that dream come true. As a member of the speech and debate team, Pratyush has diligently worked to hone his craft. He has become an articulate young man who can express his opinions in an intellectual and respectful manner. As a senior member of the team, he also mentors the younger members, providing support and help as they need. Pratyush is an active member of the Ecology Club that is responsible for the school wide recycling program at Mesquite. He also participates in many community service activities through National Honor Society. He is also very involved with music both at Mesquite High School and with the East Valley Youth Symphony.
Pratyush is ranked third in his class and has earned an impressive 4.79 weighted GPA. His intelligence, academic potential and determination are definitely what sets him apart from his peers. During his time and MHS he was able to find a healthy balance for achieving his academic goals as well as spending numerous hours volunteering with school activities and within the community.
Pratyush has not yet decided where he will attend college but he plans to take a path in medicine.
Events for the week of October 24, 2016
Winter Hardship Appeals - 8:00 am - 11:59 pm
4A Conference Committee Meeting - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
AIA Fiscal In-Service 1.0 & 2.0 * Webinar - 9:00 am - 10:00 am
2016 AIA 2A-6A Football State Tournament Bracket Show
The football state tournament brackets for the 2A through 6A conferences will be revealed during the football bracket show live on AZPreps365.com beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29 You can also listen on the radio on Arizona Sports 98.7 FM.
2016 AIA Volleyball State Tournament Bracket Show
The volleyball state tournament brackets will be revealed during the football bracket show live on AZPreps365.com beginning at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30.
2016 AIA 1A Football State Tournament
The football state tournament for 8-man football continues on Saturday, Oct. 29. Check the brackets for the matchups and be sure to visit the tournament information page for complete details. The semi-final and championship games can be watched live on the NFHS Network on Saturday, Nov. 5 and Saturday, Nov. 12 for as low as $9.95 for a monthly pass.
2016 AIA Fall Soccer State Tournaments
The fall soccer state tournaments will be held Oct. 28 through Nov. 5. Check the brackets for the boys and girls for the matchups and visit the tournament information page for the boys and girls for complete details. The championship games can be seen live on the NFHS Network on Saturday, Nov. 5 for as low as $9.95 for a monthly pass.
2016 AIA Badminton State Tournaments
The badminton team state tournaments begin on Monday, Oct. 24 and conclude with the championships on Thursday, Oct. 27. Check the brackets for the matchups and be sure to visit the tournament information page for complete details.