Meet Our Team

TJ Techstravaganza Team for 2024

Catherine Jeon


Catherine is a senior who loves STEM outreach and is excited for her final Techstrav! She also likes to read, debate, and listen to music.

Favorite author: Marie Lu
Favorite sport: Taekwondo
Favorite music: Nostalgic 2010s pop
Favorite candy: Sour worms

Serenna Semonsen

Vice President

Serenna is a senior who has attended TWIST and been involved with Techstrav since freshman year. She loves playing the violin, listening to rock music, and going to the gym. She's very excited for the upcoming year!

Favorite movie: Whiplash
Favorite animal: Ferret
Favorite fruit: Strawberry
Favorite band: Arctic Monkeys

Sabrina Hsieh


Sabrina is a senior and this is her second year on the Techstrav team! She loves to fence, watch sports, and try new foods.

Favorite season: Fall
Favorite food: Sushi
Favorite sport: Football

Karli Torres


Karli is a senior who is excited for Techstrav this year! She enjoys taking walks, baking, and listening to music.

Favorite season: Winter
Favorite book title: On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous
Favorite chip flavor: Sour Cream & Onion
Favorite cell: Dendritic cell

Mahika Banerjee


Mahika is a junior and has been a part of TWIST since their freshman year! In their free time, they enjoy going on walks with their dog, spending time with their friends, journaling, and listening to music!

Favorite sport: Volleyball
Favorite season: Summer
Favorite candy: Trolli gummy worms
Favorite show: Arrested Development

Kate Li

Activities Coordinator

Kate is a senior who joined TWIST two years ago and is thrilled to be part of the Techstrav team this year! In her free time, Kate loves to listen to music, enjoy nature, and cook new recipes.

Favorite color: Green
Favorite scientist: Marie Curie
Favorite season: Winter
Favorite show: Gossip Girl

Sanchali Banerjee

Techstravaganza Supervisor

Sanchali is a junior who is super excited for her third year on the Techstrav team! In her free time, she enjoys dancing and playing piano. She can't wait for Techstrav this year!

Favorite food: Sushi
Favorite animal: Panda
Favorite movie: Motocrossed
Favorite singer: Arijit Singh

Lindsay Hwang

Techstravaganza Supervisor

Lindsay is a senior and this is her third year on the Techstrav team! She loves to figure skate, listen to Taylor Swift's entire discography, and sing.

Favorite artist: Taylor Swift
Favorite drink: Iced mocha
Favorite animal: Elephant
Favorite season: Fall

Esha Jain

Techstravaganza Supervisor

Esha is a senior and this is her second year on the Techstrav team! She loves to read, hang out with friends, and listen to music.

Favorite color: Lavender
Favorite season: Fall
Favorite dessert: Chocolate chip cookies

Jasmine Ma

Techstravaganza Supervisor

Jasmine is a current junior at TJHSST, and this is her second year on the Techstravaganza team! Outside of school, she loves dancing, playing pickleball, and hiking.

Favorite song genre: Jazz
Favorite city: Laguna Beach
Favorite season: Summer
Favorite movies: La La Land and Tokyo Drift

Poorna Prakash

Techstravaganza Supervisor

Poorna is a junior at TJ. She has been a part of TWIST since freshmen year, and this is her second year as a Techstravaganza coordinator! She is excited to see this year's iteration of Techstravaganza unfold and all the amazing things that happen!

Favorite singer: Taylor Swift
Favorite color: Purple
Favorite food: Ice crean
Hogwarts book: Six of Crows

Megan Sawant

Techstravaganza Supervisor

Megan is a junior at TJHSST, excited for her second year on the Techstravaganza team! She loves discussing chemistry, debating, listening to music, and traveling.

Favorite show: New Amsterdam and Manifest
Favorite color: Lavender periwinkle
Favorite candy: Gummy bears
Favorite season: Summer

Samhitha Maramreddy

Techstravaganza Supervisor

Samhitha is a junior and is super excited to help bring Techstravaganza to life this year! In her free time, she loves writing, playing violin, and listening to music!

Favorite ice cream flavor: Mango
Favorite artist: Conan Gray
Favorite show: Stranger Things
Favorite season: Fall

Christine Qiao

Techstravaganza Supervisor

Christine is a sophomore and has been a member of TWIST since freshmen year. In her free time, she loves watching new shows, hanging with friends, and being with her dog.

Favorite artist: The Weeknd
Favorite ice cream flavor: Mint chip
Favorite chocolate bar: Reese's Peanut Butter Cups

Teju Charagundla

Techstravaganza Supervisor

Teju is a junior, and she is super excited to be on the Techstrav team for the first time this year! She loves to watch action/mystery movies, bike, and play field hockey. She also enjoys traveling and trying new foods.

Favorite show: Parks and Recreation
Favorite season: Winter
Favorite color: Lavender
Favorite dessert: Brownies with ice cream