Anna Tharakan

Anna Tharakan

Jenks High School

A National Advanced Placement Scholar with Advanced Placement Capstone Distinction, Tharakan is co-writer of research published with the Oklahoma Heart Institute. She is the founder and head organizer of First Global Village at Jenks, president of the Jenks Pre-Med Society, manager of Jenks speech and debate team and the co-organizer of TEDxYouth at Jenks. Tharakan is the varsity captain of the Tulsa Youth Rowing Association. She is an intern at the Oklahoma State University Tulsa Health Sciences Center microbiology lab and has over 200 hours of volunteer service at the hospital. Tharakan plans to attend Duke University to study biology and global health. Scholarship sponsor: George Kaiser Family Foundation