Daron Yacoubian Advances to SemiFinals in Disney + Shop Class

Posted on April. 4. 2020

Daron Yacoubian, 14, has advanced with his team to the semifinals of Shop Class, the Disney + competition show series. This show, hosted by actor Justin Long, features teams of young builders, who are tasked with designing, building, and testing unique creations. In each episode, a panel of experts will evaluate and test their work based on design creativity, and build functionality. Daron was selected from over 5000 students nationwide to compete in this show.  Daron, along with his partner Marco and Coach Kim are one of 6 semifinal teams vying for a spot in the finals. They will be building and launching spacecrafts capable of transporting egg payloads.  Episode 107 “Ready to Launch” will air on Friday, April 10th on the Disney + streaming service.   Tune in to cheer Daron and his team on.  Daron plans on attending the newly created Armenian Academy at Blair High School in Pasadena next year as a 10th grader. He is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Stephan and Maro Yacoubian of Glendale, California 

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