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Deependra Budhathoki Named Holmes Scholar of the Month

Congratulations to Deependra Budhathoki, Holmes Scholar of the Month for May 2022.

Budhathoki is a fifth-year Ph.D. candidate at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. He was raised in Nepal and earned a master’s in education in mathematics education and a master of philosophy in mathematics education from Kathmandu University School of Education. He currently serves as the president of the International Student Union at Ohio University. The International Student Union fosters a sense of community and inclusivity for international students on campus by serving as an umbrella organization for other international student organizations.

“Leadership is my passion,” Budhathoki states. “I worked as a student leader back home.”

Budhathoki, who speaks three languages — Hindi, Nepali, and English — is a graduate assistant in the curriculum and instruction department at Ohio University. He also conducts professional development programs for mathematics instructors. 

To nominate a Holmes Scholar for the Scholar of the Month, please use this online form.