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Serra High space team seeks to turn school into science destination

This month, Junipero Serra High School in Gardena had a pep rally to celebrate the achievements of what might be its least conventional team: its cutting-edge space squad.

Seniors Isaiah Dunn, Christopher Holbert, Travis Leonard, Anderson Pecot and Henry Toler, junior Keith Davie and freshman Jonathan Cruz walked their classmates through the 3D-printing experiment they sent into orbit on the International Space Station. Their classmates, meanwhile, did what they usually do at pep rallies — they cheered, they asked questions and, because it’s a Catholic school, they prayed.

The team members aim to do more than just expand the frontier of knowledge. They’re also hoping to make the school into a top place to study science.

Read full article at LA Times