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Presidio students place at El Paso STEM competition

April 13th, 2017 under Education

PRESIDIO — Presidio High School teams earned awards at the 2017 STEAM Fiesta Challenge in El Paso April 7 and 8.

All of the teams representing Presidio High School at the science, technology, engineering, arts and math competition placed in the top three in their events.

A team comprising Liza Barron, Ivye Dolino and Hector Montemayor earned second place in the STEAMentorship competition. The event challenges students to develop an science and technology career awareness exhibit aimed at middle school students.

Ramon Escontrias and Nabor Hernandez earned third place in the VEX Robotics competition.

A team comprising Liza Barron, Ivye Dolino, Hector Montemayor, Homero Leyva and Gaspar Piña won third place in the Prudential Math Challenge.

Liza Barron and Damaris Peraza were also recognized as El Paso Electric Company STEM Scholarship awardees.

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