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Meet the Team

The dedicated and innovative people that make us who we are

Mentor spotlight

Steve Yang

Steve Yang is a sophomore at Lynbrook High who focuses on Earth Science and Chemistry. When not reading textbooks, he likes to conduct synthesis reactions, run five miles a day, and talk with friends.


  • Four Year Science Olympiad Competitor
  • Fifteen+ Science Olympiad Medals, Including 2nd at States
  • Varsity Team Ocean Science Bowl
  • Third Place Sea Lion Bowl Regionals
  • Two Year Science Bowl Competitor
  • Over Two Years of Teaching Experience
Mentor spotlight

Anish Bhethanabotla

Anish is a sophomore at Lynbrook High School who specializes in Physics and Computer Science. He enjoys listening to music.


  • Two time First Place Synopsys Science Fair
  • USAAAO Semifinalist
  • Top 30 Broadcom Finalist
  • Most Innovative Award California Invention Convention
  • Community Benefit Award National Invention Convention
  • Science Olympiad Team C Astronomy
  • Multiple time Hackathon winner
Mentor spotlight

Johnathan Kao

Johnathan Kao is a sophomore at Lynbrook High School who specializes in astronomy and oceanography. He likes to read and play videogames in his free time, as well as preparing for the next competition whatever it may be.


  • Science Bowl 5th Nationals
  • Biology Bowl 2nd Nationals
  • Ocean Bowl 2nd Regionals
  • Geography Bee State Qualifier
Mentor spotlight

Vyaas Baskar

Vyaas Baskar is a freshman at Lynbrook Highschool who enjoys physics, chemistry, math, and programming. He has also been part of a robotics team for over four years.


  • Fourth Year Science Olympiad
  • 40+ Medals in Science Olympiad
  • Four-time Top 25 in National MYSO tournament
  • Experienced coder