House of Code

May 11, 2019
House of Code

Melody Yang, Mimi Sakano, Celina Wu, and Ian Cataluna— Marianas winners of the Congressional App Challenge—showcased their app at the Capitol on Thursday for #HouseOfCode Demo Day. Focused on the prevalence of diabetes in our islands, the four coders created the Health Buddy, a “one-stop shop” of resources for those suffering from or trying to prevent diabetes. They were joined by dozens of up-and-coming software engineers from around the country with apps that ranged from combating human trafficking and plastic pollution to Latin vocabulary drills. The four Marianas High School seniors all plan to attend college in the fall. Thanks to chaperones Dr. Bobby Cruz and Lorraine Catienza for helping make this trip possible.