Anusha has been raised with great American values. She has been raised to believe that leadership is a responsibility not just a title, keeping that in mind she has taken on several leadership roles. She has been elected as the District Treasurer of New York District Key Club, Immediate Past Elected Lieutenant
On March 9th 2008 Legislator Norma Gonsalves officially invited Anusha to present her with a citation “as a tomorrow’s leader and Rising Star Award’ by Legislator Norma Gonsalves and Legislator David Denenberg for her outstanding leadership and community services.
Tom McKevitt called her a “Leader of tomorrow” and “A Rising Star. New York State Assemblyman David McDonough said ” When I read Anusha’s bio, I had tears in my eyes, at such a young age she is so involved.” She also received an award from Congressman Peter King and Senator Chuck Fushillo as well as Senator Brian Foley.