From the IJ: Amrit Baveja '21 Designs Contact Tracing App with Friend Beck Lorsch of Marin Academy

From The Marin IJ:

Branson School in Ross will run a pilot test next month of a new contact tracing app designed to allow high schools to have a safer return to campus after many months of distance learning. 

About 15 faculty members and 50 students will test MarinTrace, a cellphone and website app created by Branson senior Amrit Baveja and Beck Lorsch, a senior at Marin Academy in San Rafael.

MarinTrace, which the two 17-year-olds created in about 350 hours combined over the summer, allows high schoolers to self-report any COVID-19 symptoms or positive test results in a secure and private manner.

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Watch NBC's interview with Head of School Chris Mazzola and Amrit.