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At its June 10 meeting, the Capistrano Unified School District Board of Trustees recognized a team of eight CUSD sixth graders who won the STEM Research Project Award in the VEX Robotics IQ Challenge for middle schools as part of the VEX Worlds Championships held in Louisville, Kentucky earlier this spring.
Sixth-graders Zyan Anabtawbi and Gavin Fancher from Niguel Hills Middle School in Laguna Niguel and sixth-graders Christopher Andersen, Zachary Byrnes, Garrett Knuf, Natalie Misri, Cooper Sisley and Eve Viramontes from Marco Forster Middle School in San Juan Capistrano comprise the “Dana Point Robo-Techs,” which competed successfully this year against 105 other middle school teams representing 28 countries.