Manaswee Mishra, a senior at Marriotts Ridge High School is captain of the Marriotts Ridge Speech and Debate Team, president of the Bollywood Dance Team, member of Tri-M Music Honor Society and the National Honors Society Executive Board. In October of 2020, Manaswee was awarded the Yuva Kala Vikas Award by OSA for promoting Odia arts and literature in her community. This year she took the initiative in introducing Odissi dance to the dance program at University of Maryland, College Park. Currently, she is the cultural coordinator of the Odisha Society of the America's Youth. Manaswee is an avid dancer, learning Ballet, Modern, and Odissi. In her spare time, she loves to sing, garden, and spend time with her family.