Aleida Olvera and Jaime Hernandez, two Veterans Memorial ECHS students, will compete in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair the week of May 10-15, 2015 in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania.  They qualified to advance by winning First Runner-Up to the Grand Champion at the 55th Annual Rio Grande Valley Regional Science and Engineering Fair held at the University of Texas at Brownsville in February.  They developed an app called SmartGuard which is an emergency alert system for the Android Operating System.