While at elc:
Name in fullHema Surendranathan
Year enrolled1996
Year left2008
Did elc give you any valuable life lessons that shaped the way you conduct yourself today?A real understanding of what it means to excel and a persistent hunger to keep doing so.
Favourite subject, and whyEnglish. The teachers were the best.
Give 3 adjectives to describe how you feel about elcGrateful, surprised, connected
Life after elc:
College/UniversityBryn Mawr College, US
Course studiedEnglish
What are you doing now?Doctoral studies in English and Creative Writing at Cornell University, US
Current locationIthaca, NY
If you could go back in time and return to elc, what would you do differently?Nothing!
Any advice to the current elc students?Enjoy it!