CREST Achiever - Shakyagaurav Smrutikant Kiratkudave

What's one or two achievements that you are proud of?

1) CREST Spell Bee Summer - 10th August 2021
2) CREST Spell Bee Winter - 8 Feb 2022

What is your biggest fear and how do you overcome it?
Reaching at and coming down from height was my biggest fear. To overcome it, my Mummy made me to practice coming down from heights.
Who is your ideal and why?
My Grandfather is my ideal. Because, he is the author of many books, founder of education institute and Government of Maharashtra awarded him, Mahakavi Kalidas Sanskrit Sadhana Puraskar, 2010.
Which public figure (sportsperson, actor, etc.) inspires you the most?
Viral Kohli, great cricketer inspires me the most.
Who or what keeps you motivated?
My Mummy keeps me motivated.
Have you thought of your career line? What do you want to become and why?
I want to become a Doctor so that I can serve mankind.
If there is one gift you would like to have, what would that be?
As a gift, I would like to have a book on great scientists of the world whose great inventions helped us.
Your favourite memory that you would like to share?
Meeting my teachers and friends on my first day of school after lockdown.
What's one thing about you that your friends don't know?
My friends don't know that I have so many toys.
What is your secret of making friends?
I make them talk and play. This is the secret of my making friends.
What are your hobbies? How do you keep a balance between your hobbies and studies?
Observing Metro railway construction and creating similar scene with toys and building blocks is my hobby. Only after finishing my study, I spent some time for visiting metro railway construction, understanding different activities going on at site and creating similar scene at home with building blocks. This way I keep balance between hobbies and study.
Which is your favourite sport? When did you start practicing and why?
Football is my favorite sport. I started practicing when I first saw football team of my school practicing on playground. It was an exciting experience.
What do you love to do the most in your free time?
I love to read books on great scientists in my free time.
What are your study tips for getting better grades in school examinations?
For getting better grades in school examinations, I study with concentration, try to understand the meaning of each and every sentence.
How do you prepare for Olympiads?
While preparing for olympiad, I collect related information from Google like spellings, question answers and study it.
How has appearing for Olympiad exams helped your studies?
Spell bee study helped me lot in my regular school studies. Practice tests helped me to prepare for my school exams.
Do you have any advice or tips for students who are interested in appearing for Olympiads?
Olympiad study made me smart and keep me ahead in regular studies. I will share my experience about usefulness of Olympiad with my friends.
Name : Shakyagaurav Smrutikant Kiratkudave
Class : 2 (2021-22)

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