Sravya Ambadipudi, a senior at Northview High School in Johns Creek, spent two weeks this summer in a rural village in India. She taught English to Naishita and other young children. CONTRIBUTED

Sunday Conversation with Sravya Ambadipudi

High school student learned value of education while teaching English in India

The two weeks that 17-year-old Sravya Ambadipudi recently spent teaching English to children in Allampally, a rural village in India, has her thinking a lot about her own life in Johns Creek. “Going there really made me realize that we have everything that someone would possibly wish for and yet we still want more,” says Sravya, a senior at Northview High School. By contrast, the students she taught in India were grateful for everything they had. “Being with these kids who are so appreciative made me want to be more like them,” Sravya says. She learned something else about herself. She could actually survive without technology for two whole weeks.

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