Leadership Team of 2018-2019
Arpit Ranasaria, President, Python 2
Arpit Ranasaria is a Junior in Redmond High School. In 2013, when his brother first founded the club, he had no idea of his passion and affinity for code, but Catalyst really brought out his love for computer science. This made him realize that so many kids may have the same passion and dedication that he has, but haven't had enough exposure to the amazing world of coding. This inspired him to take over and run the Catalyst Club so he can help provide the knowledge of coding to young minds.
Alex Lambert, Python 1
Devesh Sarda, Python 1
Devesh Sarda is a senior in high school and he became interested in programming during 8th grade when he learned python. He interested in robotics and is the programmer for his MATE Underwater Robotics Team. Additionally, he enjoys participating in various competition like USACO and building his problem solving skills. He realizes he has had an amazing experience with coding and wants to share younger kids through this program.
Tony Li, Data Structures and Machine Learning
Tony Li is a sophomore at Tesla STEM High School. He became interested in programming in 6th grade when he started learning python and C++. Currently, he is the president of the Competitive Programming Club at STEM High School and participates in various competitions. His achievements include 2nd place at the Global ACSL Programming competition, platinum division in USACO, and 4th place at regional MathCounts. Besides programming, he also enjoys robotics and martial arts.