Rachel Varghese – Kalathilakam 2018

Rachel Varghese is Kalathilakam of Chicago Malayalee Association Kalamela 2018. Her father Joseph Varghese works in the software industry and her mother Jinoo Varghese is the Artistic Director of Soorya Dance School, Northbrook. Rachel has an elder brother, Reuben who is a Sophomore in high school.
Rachel is a 4th Grade student at Country Meadows Elementary in Long Grove, IL. She started learning classical Dance and singing at the age of 4 and is continuing to study dance at Soorya Dance School. She is also training regularly in Rhythmic gymnastics.
Rachel won First prizes in English Light Music, Folk Dance Single , Western Dance Single, Cinematic Group Dance and prizes in Bharatanatyam Single and Cinematic Dance Single. She has many hobbies including reading, listening to music and doing art work during her free time.