Nisha Shetty

Nisha Shetty is a dedicated, passionate, and highly organized student at the University of Georgia.  She completed her high school education at Stratford Academy in Macon, GA. She enjoys mathematics and hopes to major in Biology. In her spare time, she likes to volunteer with children, whether it be tutoring at local elementary schools or fundraising to buy new books.

Not only does Nisha demonstrate a desire to help others, but she also acts upon her desire. Her involvement in campus organizations such as UGA Red Cross, National Residence Hall Honorary, Donate Life, and UGA First Book advocates and exemplifies her dedication to community service.

Furthermore, her position as Fundraising Deputy for First Book UGA serves to display her excellent leadership skills among her peers. She has mastered the delicate balance of time management. On the side, she likes to tutor third- to fifth-grade students at Oglethorpe Avenue Elementary School in Athens, Georgia. She builds their motivation and confidence as well as their academic achievement. Nisha has also volunteered at local organizations including Morningside Assisted Living Residence, Carlyle Place Retirement Community, Feed Center Free Medical Center, and the Houston Healthcare Medical Center.

Nisha hopes to obtain an undergraduate degree in Biology. Upon completing her degree, she hopes to pursue a career in the medical field, as a physician (MD). Specifically, Nisha is interested in either pediatrics or endocrinology.  Nisha’s numerous experiences have shaped her to be a better young woman and have prepared her for her future as a physician. While sharing the common traits of intelligence and scholarship, Nisha has displayed a focus and dedication to the medical field, and cares deeply about helping others. She has a profound hunger for learning, and hopes to make a fine physician one day.