Alakananda Krishnan is a born leader from Lincoln, Rhode Island and is currently a senior at Lincoln High School. She is an outstanding student with numerous national and state recognitions for her academic and community achievements. She served as a National Youth Ambassador for the Herren Project in the past year and currently serves as the National Youth Secretary. Alakananda was one of 300 individuals selected for the prestigious Bank of America Student Leader Internship this past summer. She is passionate about immersing herself into the community and raising awareness about substance abuse, especially in the youth. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, dancing, and reading!