(Sacramento) –Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Carson) recognized two outstanding students from Compton Unified School District today on the Assembly floor for winning the Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement’s (MESA) National Engineering Design Competition. Azucena Castro and Jennifer Barrientos, recent graduates from Dominguez High School, took top honors for their prosthetic arm design.
“I am beyond proud of these two young students,” states Gipson. “Not only have they accomplished something truly amazing for themselves, but they have brought a great deal of pride to their community. By winning this competition, they have shown what hard working students with limited resources can accomplish.”