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A senior at Westlake High School near Austin, Texas, Grant Agatston currently splits his time between a wide range of educational and extracurricular endeavors, accumulating numerous achievements in the process. Born and raised in the Dallas area, Grant Agatston attended Armstrong Elementary School and Highland Park Middle School, where he built a strong academic record and began to cultivate a proficiency in tennis. In 2008, Agatston moved to Austin with his family, enrolling at Westlake and continuing his activities in class and on the tennis court. He also joined the Westlake Robotics team during his sophomore year, where he builds and drives robots for regional, state, and national competition. A key member of the Westlake Robotics program as well, Grant Agatston joined his teammates at the Lone Star Regional Robotics competition, Texas Best Robotics tournament, and Best Robotic World Championships, taking top honors at each of these events. A driven tennis competitor, Grant Agatston steadily rose through the freshman and junior varsity ranks to earn a spot on the Westlake varsity team in his junior year. Since then, Agatston has contributed to significant team wins, notably the District Team Championship in 2011, and gained widespread recognition through his selection to the All-Academic District Fall 2010 and Spring 2011 Teams. Noted for his service to the community, Agatston has donated his time and energy to such worthy causes as the Capital Area Food Bank of Texas, where he helped sort food during the summer months. Slated to graduate from Westlake High School this year, he plans to pursue post-secondary studies in business management, economics, and law.