Sharad Sood Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Sharad Sood. Sharad Sood was born in Austin, Texas on April 12, 1983. He grew up in Westlake and attended Westlake High School. During this time, Sharad played competitive soccer and started all four years on Westlake’s Varsity team. He led the team in scoring and was named to Westlake’s All-Decade soccer team in 2009. After he graduated from high school in 2001, Sharad attended Southern Methodist University where he played soccer and graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering. In 2005, Sharad moved to Washington D.C and worked in corporate sales for two years. Sharad eventually followed his career back to Austin and was a top-seller within his organization at Dell. Dell has created “The Sharad Sood Award” which is awarded to the individual who embodies the spirit, performance and attitude that Sharad brought to work everyday. The scholarship is offered to graduating seniors at Westlake High School, Austin, Texas. The recipient must demonstrate overall achievement and an interest as well as a passion for soccer.