Rithika Surineni

Height: 5’ 1”

Playing soccer, dancing, hanging out with friends, playing with little kids, traveling.

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What are you doing presently?

I’m going to be a senior at Briar Woods High School in Ashburn, VA.

Future Plans:

I wish to attend college as a neuroscience or Engineering major and proceed onto go Medical School after that.

Why you entered The Miss India-DC Pageant?

I think this is a wonderful to meet other girls in the area that have same interests as me and to try to spread my interests to the young women in the area.

What 3 words sum you up?


What is an interesting fact about you that not many know?

I’m interested in politics and hope to be able to get into politics once I’m older.

If you were a super hero, what would your super power be?

Healing would be my super power.

If you could take three things to a deserted island what would they be and why?

A canteen, a knife, and a mirror.

Most embarrassing moment:

I was walking up to present my resolution during my Model UN conference and I tripped over someone’s books.

Biggest inspiration:

My mother.

Worst nightmare:

Giving up on my dreams.

If you knew today was your last day on Earth, how would you spend it?

I’d spend it with my family and friends. I’d take them with me to orphanage and show them the children and how people have shaped their whole life around death and ecourage them to care for people that aren’t their own. Making even the smallest difference before I die would make me go happily.

Best piece of advice you’ve ever gotten:

Everything happens for a reason.

Where do you hope to see yourself in 10 years?

Graduating medical school and doing my residency at Johns Hopkins.

Open Text: (Ask people to come support you)

Hey guys! Come support me at the Miss India DC Pageant!! All your suppor would mean so much to me!

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