Awards

Awards

These are the awards which I have earned from hackathon events, Model United Nations (MUN) conferences, corporations, and other competitions. This list does not include MUN verbal (3rd place) awards.

eBay PowerSeller and Top Rated Plus Program Recognition

eBay (since 2014)

Awarded to the best sellers on eBay who are providing an exceptional quality of customer service, receiving high levels of positive feedback, meeting minimum sales requirements for Top Rated Seller or PowerSeller level, and shipping items quickly.

eBay Anchor Store Upgrade

eBay (November 2018 - February 2019)

Due to excellent customer feedback, eBay provided me with an “Anchor store” upgrade for the holiday season, a ~$900 value, at no charge. I shared the same benefits as large companies like Best Buy including dedicated eBay customer service.

Information and Communication Technologies Career Academy Recognition

Pleasanton Unified School District (2015-2019)

I am the 1st person to be awarded "Information and Communication Technologies" Academy recognition. I was recognized by Foothill High School Career Technical Education (CTE) Department Chair Mr. Joshua Hill for demonstrated professional career skills in computer science.

Amazon Alexa Student Developer Diploma

Amazon Web Services (since 2017)

Awarded to students who develop an Alexa skill on their own using Amazon's Alexa Developer SDKs.

5th Place Overall and Best Security Hack

Los Altos Hacks III (March 2018)

Bug Browser

1st Place Overall

Ace Code Day (March 2018)

Pleasanton City Guide

Add to your Alexa-enabled device now at https://www.amazon.com/Avi-Shah/dp/B073PWNGXL/.

1st Place Overall and Best Application

CodeDay Bay Area Winter (February 2018)

Polibugs

Outstanding Delegate

CCCMUN (November 2017)

As a delegate in the World Health Organization committee, I researched and discussed solutions for the two issues on the agenda: Access to Clean Water and Sanitation and Reducing Deaths and Illness from Contamination and Pollution.

Honorable Delegation & Research Award

BMUN (March 2017)

As a delegate for Kenya in the World Health Organization Committee, I researched and discussed solutions for the two issues on the agenda: Sustainable Vaccine Practices and Financing and Improving Slum Health.

Honorable Delegation & Excellent Research Award

SCVMUN (January 2017)

As a delegate for Japan in the Disarmament and International Security Committee, I researched and discussed solutions for the two issues on the agenda: Drones in Armed Conflicts and Peacekeeping and Nuclear Weaponry in the Middle East.

15th Place of 141 Teams

Foothill High School Economics Stock Market Simulation (November 2018)

Out of 141 teams in the Foothill High School senior class taking economics during their 1st semester, I placed 15th and more than doubled the portfolio value.

>50 lbs Balsa Wood Bridge

Foothill High School Physics Balsa Wood Bridge Building Contest (2017)

I designed a bridge that fit the competion tolerances for wood, glue, dimensions, and weight. It held around 80 pounds.

AP Scholar with Distinction

CollegeBoard Advanced Placement® (2018)

Awarded to students who receive an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP Exams taken and scores of 3 or higher on five or more of these AP Exams.

2018

Computer Science A

Score: 5

English Language and Composition

Score: 5

Spanish Language and Culture

Score: 4

United States History

Score: 5

2017

World History

Score: 4

National Merit Scholarship Program Commended Student

National Merit Scholarship Corporation (Fall 2017),

State of California

97th Percentile - Of the over 1,600,000 entrants for the 2019 National Merit® Scholarship Competition, I was part of top 50,000 scorers.