Lynn Students Tatiana Iraheta (left), Serena Porte, and Melvin Ayala placed third in the Massachusetts STEM Week Challenge. (Courtesy photo)
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LYNN — Mass STEM Hub announced the 2020 STEM Week Challenge Champions last week and a group of Lynn students were among the winners.
A team of three KIPP students was awarded third place in the challenge for designing an app called Track-vid, which would help track COVID-19 in low-income communities and offer guidance to people experiencing symptoms.
“I was surprised that my team got third but I also worked incredibly hard and I am proud of myself. I thought it was a really great challenge,” said Serena Porte, the team leader of the project that also included KIPP students Tatiana Iraheta and Melvin Ayala. “It is something that I would want to do again,…