Nikhila Cheepurupalli was born in India and moved to Columbia, SC at age 2, where she has lived for the rest of her life. In 2015, she graduated from Spring Valley High School and is currently a rising sophomore at the University of South Carolina – Columbia Honor’s College. She is majoring in Public Health and is currently participating in a 7-year Medical Program known as BARSC-MD. At college, Nikhila is a member of the GlobeMed and the Public Health Society. Upon graduation, Nikhila is going to medical school at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. Nikhila was a 2015 NYSC delegate from South Carolina and this summer she has returned to serve as the Office Assistant and Camp Store Manager. In her free time, Nikhila enjoys listening to music, spending time with family, and reading books.