Swaroon Sridhar is the valedictorian of Mountain Pointe High School's Class of 2013. He was one of 20 recipients of the Flinn Scholarship, the most prestigious award an Arizona student can receive. He was also the top overall scorer in the 2013 Arizona State Academic Decathlon and 10th in the United States in Round 3 Academic Decathlon Competition.
He is an avid Indian Carnatic Singer and Mridangam Percussion player, and has been singing for the last 13 years. He also conducted Bioinformatics research at the Kusumi Laboratory at Arizona State University. Among other things, he is the president of the Mountain Pointe Science Olympiad team, vice president of the school's Language Honor Society, a National Merit Commended Scholar, AP Scholar with Distinction, and one of the recipients of the 2013 Intel Scholarship.