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Congradulations Vish.
I'm glad your son is smart enough to use your example for dilligence and
achievement, but didn't go overboard and stayed clear of structural
engineering.

Syed Masroor

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From: "G Vishwanath" <gvshwnth(--nospam--at)yahoo.com>
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Sent: Monday, December 04, 2006 4:07 PM
Subject: OT-Vish shares personal good news


> List,
>
> I apologize in advance for a short off-topic post.
>
> My son, Nakul Krishna aged 20,  has yesterday been
> chosen to be one of the five Rhodes Scholars from
> India this year.
>
> The selection process lasted about three months and we
> have all been holding our breath yesterday while,
> after clearing all preliminary selection procedures,
> he was interviewed by a panel of celebrities at New
> Delhi. The suspense ended in the evening yesterday.
>
> I have always believed in his abilities and his
> capacity to excel in whatever he undertakes but even
> in my wildest dreams I never thought he had the stuff
> in him to make it to the top five in a country of a
> thousand million people with several thousand students
> all over the county competing for this prestigious
> fellowship.
>
> While the USA is able to select 32 Rhodes scholars
> every year, only five are selected from India, making
> it vastly more competitive.
>
> In 2007, he will be proceeding to Oxford University to
> continue his studies. His interests are Economics,
> Political Science and Philosophy.
>
> I am a proud and happy parent today.
> I have many friends and well-wishers in this list with
> whom I often correspond off the list,  and it is but
> natural that I will like to share this happy moment
> with them.
>
> I hope and pray my son will continue to be successful
> in his future career.
>
> Regards to all.
> Vish
>
>
>
>
>
>
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