On Friday evening, July 22, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Sai Sreenidhi Mudigonda won the title of Golden State Junior Ambassadress at the California State Youth Accolades Scholarship Competition. The competition finals took place on Thursday & Friday, July 21-22 at the Santa Clara Convention Center.
Sai is 11 years old and an incoming 6th grader in Easterbrook Discovery School. Active in her school, she participates in Cross Country, the Running Club to support the Hansen family and appeared in Shrek Jr. the musical. In addition she helps out in the school cafeteria. Sai won first place in the school Spelling Bee for 2 consecutive years, and she plays percussion in the school honor band.
She has a strong musical background which includes singing, free dancing, Indian classical dancing and playing the piano. She won 1st place in the Youth Focus Broadway Vocal Competition, 4th place in Saratoga’s Got Talent and 1st place in Saratoga’s Got Bollywood.
Sai loves meeting new people. “I will do my best to set an example for all youth,” Sai said, “and encourage the girls in my community to excel in education and become strong community leaders as well.”