Nithin Parthasarathy is a junior at Northwood High School at Irvine, California. Nithin is passionate about community service and started the "Zero Waste Initiative" with the aim of rescuing food waste and reducing food insecurity. He has been featured in numerous social media articles and was the California "Prudential Spirit of Community" distinguished finalist for 2021. Nithin is also passionate about science and conducts research on Brain Computer Interfaces to help neurologically disabled subjects. He plans to pursue a career in technology after high school graduation.