Destination Imagination teams advance

From Local Sources

JASPER — Several local Destination Imagination teams competed in the Southern Regional Tournament at Jasper Middle School Saturday, Feb. 15, and will advance to the Indiana Affiliate Finals, the state level competition.

The Nerd Herd from Southeast Dubois placed first in this year’s technical challenge at the middle level, and the Completely Woke Letters (PG) from Greater Jasper placed second. Both will advance to state.

For the scientific challenge, the Alphas from Nancy Hanks Elementary placed first at the elementary level and will advance.

At the middle level for the fine arts challenge, Jasper’s raD.I.oactive aliens placed first and will advance.

Jasper’s The Magic Makers won the elementary level for the improvisational challenge. Another Jasper team, Gary the Goat, came in second. Both will advance to state. At the middle level for the improvisational challenge, Holy Trinity’s Chris. P Bacon placed first, and Southeast Dubois’ Heroic Improves placed second. Both advance. At the senior level, Jasper’s Fantastic 4 placed first and will advance.

For the engineering challenge, Jasper’s Planet Moon placed first at the elementary level, and Southeast Dubois’ Ladies from the 80s placed first at the middle level. Both advance to state.

The state competition will be held at Riverside Junior High School in Fishers on March 20. Top teams in that competition will advance to the Global Finals in Kansas City, Missouri, in May.




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