Who Are We?

Connect Me is a student-run organization from high-achieving volunteers who have a passion for helping our community. Right now, as our society faces the challenge of COVID-19, the community is pulling through together, and we want to also contribute by providing tutoring to students who need extra support.

To parents/guardians: you're working hard already - let us keep your kids' grades up

To students: our utmost priority is teaching you the content you need to excel in school and build towards a successful future.

Meet the Board

Nivedita Ravi

Nivedita Ravi is a senior at Dunlap High School. She joined Connect Me in order to help children and revolutionize the field of education, especially after the pandemic. She has been a member of Connect Me for over two years, serving first as Secretary and then as Director of Operations before ascending to the presidency. She has grown to appreciate the organization and the work that goes on behind-the-scenes to keep it running smoothly! In the future, she plans to pursue a career in Management or Finance, and hopes to bridge the two fields together!

Ritvik Ellendula

Vice President
Ritvik Ellendula is a junior at Northville High School. He joined Connect Me after seeing the organization receive an award at a ceremony. Ritvik is focused on empowering others, and Connect Me offers an amazing platform to achieve this goal. He previously served as Secretary, and is now the current Vice President.Outside of Connect Me, he loves to run Cross Country with the Northville High School team, and he enjoys playing pick-up basketball with his friends at the local park. Another extracurricular activity he loves doing is HOSA, where he serves as a Michigan HOSA Executive State Officer. Additionally, he enjoys of Student Government, having held positions as a Student Congress Representative and Class president at his school. In the future, he wants to combine his passion for medicine, technology, and business to found a biotechnology startup.  

Hasini Anand

Hasini Anand is a freshman at Washtenaw International High School (WIHI) who joined Connect Me as a way to reach her community and make a greater impact. She has been a part of Connect Me for about two years. From tutoring amazing students to helping spread the word about Connect Me, she has loved everything about the experience! She is also very involved with her school community through clubs like Student Government and National Honor Society. In her free time, she enjoys swimming, painting and reading.

Brooke Quintana

Director of Operations
Brooke Quintana is a senior at Steinbrenner High School. She joined Connect Me her sophomore year and has been tutoring the same student for two years. She had found a love for tutoring after watching her student grow academically and graduating middle school. She is currently serving as the Director of Operations for Connect Me. Her favorite subject is physics, as she loves applying its rules to every day life. She has a passion for aerospace engineering and has interned for NASA. She is the captain of the robotics team and the president of the Science National Honor Society at her school and joined both clubs her sophomore year. In her free time, she enjoys coding, playing tennis, and getting coffee with her friends.

Aarav Shah

Director of Media
Aarav Shah is a student at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He joined Connect Me to make a difference in the community around him. Previously, he served as Deputy Chair of the Media Committee, and is currently on the Executive Board member and the Director of Media, where he manages the social media content for Connect Me. He is studying computer science, and he actively participates in artificial intelligence research. In his free time, he enjoys playing tennis, hanging out with friends, playing video games, and trying new things!

Joshveer Grewal

Director of Admissions
Josh Grewal is a junior at Northville High School. He joined Connect Me due to his passion for teaching others and helping them grow academically. Previously, he was a tutor and is still working in the Operations Department. Along with enjoying math and science, Josh runs cross country and track and is an event leader for Science Olympiad. Outside of school, he spends time with friends and family and enjoys creating new things.