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CMMS/HS Math Engineering Science Achievement (MESA) teams are National Champions
Posted 6/23/21

Mesa Community, 


The CMMS/HS Math Engineering Science Achievement (MESA) teams representing the state of California for both middle and high school levels both placed 2nd Overall at National Championships this year!!! 


The competition titled the National Engineering Design Challenge: Designing for Equity was held over the past 2 days (June 21 and 22) and was hosted by Arizona MESA.  Our high school team consisted of Juniors Sophia Catania, Lucero Islas, and Lena Nguyen.  Our middle school team consisted of 8th graders Aubrey Spallone, Audrey Nguyenhuu, and Kayla Stanley.   


What an amazing journey it has been for these tremendous students representing Costa Mesa Middle/High School, our MESA center UCI, and our state of California. We are so proud of them for being such standout students and participants of the MESA program; a program serving over 49,000 students K-14, over 350 school districts, and providing STEM pathways for over 50 years.  


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