The U.S. Army Educational Outreach Program named two West Middle School 8th graders national winners in its 21st annual eCYBERMISSION National Judging & Educational Event on June 29.

Elizabeth Vetzev and Rebecca John each received $10,000 savings bonds at the event in Hunt Valley, Md. The team named Cardio for Chemo designed a personalized app for cancer patients that can help alleviate symptoms with the use of exercise. Kelly McDonald was their team adviser.

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Vetzev and John also received the Army Values Award “for best embodying the U.S. Army values throughout the week of NJ&EE.”

eCYBERMISSION is a free, virtual science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) competition
for students in grades six to nine promoting “teamwork, self-discovery, and the real-life applications
of STEM.” Teams explore or solve with engineering a problem in their community.

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