Front page of the Arizona Daily Star: Tucsonan vies for $1M prize in TV science competition

Tucson is joining in the excitement for the season finale of America's Greatest Makers! Read the article about Mira here.

 

 Mira Frenkel, along with teammate Brendon Villalobos, is competing on the Intel-sponsored design and technology TV show "America's Greatest Makers."

Mira Frenkel, along with teammate Brendon Villalobos, is competing on the Intel-sponsored design and technology TV show "America's Greatest Makers."

 Mira Frenkel of Tucson, working at right, with teammate Brendon Villalobos, is competing for a $1-million prize on "America's Greatest Makers," a TV show about an Intel-sponsored competition to design and build new technology. They built a glove that translates the hand motions of American Sign Language into spoken words.

Mira Frenkel of Tucson, working at right, with teammate Brendon Villalobos, is competing for a $1-million prize on "America's Greatest Makers," a TV show about an Intel-sponsored competition to design and build new technology. They built a glove that translates the hand motions of American Sign Language into spoken words.

 Mira Frenkel of Tucson and teammate Brendon Villalobos won $100,000 on "America's Greatest Makers."

Mira Frenkel of Tucson and teammate Brendon Villalobos won $100,000 on "America's Greatest Makers."