Brothers from Hemet school make 15,000 face shields

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Zubin Carwalho, right, 14, and Tenzing Carvalho, 12, of Western Center Academy in Hemet package some of the 15,000 face shields and 2,000 pieces of personal protective equipment they made. Valley News/Courtesy photo
HEMET – Two students from Western Center Academy in Hemet spent the last six months making over 15,000 face shields and 2,000 pieces of personal protective equipment for various entities in their community and throughout the world. Zubin Carvalho, 14, and Tenzing Carvalho, 12, started the SoCal Face Shields for Frontline Workers in March with the idea of making a few dozen face shields for friends and family in the medical field when the health equipment was hard to obtain. They were contacted by other entities and began to expand their operations. When requests continued to come in, the brothers worked with their principal and assistant principal to use the school’s 3-D printers to keep up with the demand. The Carvalho brothers utilized their contacts through the robotics team as s
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