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NH CAPTURES 12 “TOP 20”s at Global Finals!

More from the Closing Awards Ceremony!More from the Closing Awards Ceremony!24closingmore_NH_WIN420140525HB_DI20140525PA_HighIC24Closing_TBA_WideLocal student teams competing at Destination Imagination Global Finals registered 12 “Top 20” wins in their Challenge and age group. The international competition is the finals for a Challenge-based learning program that builds creativity, collaboration and problem solving skills using science, technology, the arts, engineering, math and service learning.

Over 1,400 teams from 16 countries competed at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville last week, with the closing ceremony on Saturday night.

Hollis-Brookline DI finished third in the world in the secondary level technical challenge; Sunapee Central Elementary School finished 7th in the world in the elementary level of the service learning challenge.

Another high spot, a Pinkerton Academy team scored the highest of all teams in their age group and challenge in the think-on-your-feet “Instant Challenge” portion of the competition. On average, each team competed with over 80 Global teams.

This year, over 200,000 students in over 30 countries – and over 3,000 in New Hampshire competed in the extra-curricular activity. Team start in the fall and must work to design creative solutions to complex open-ended Challenges designed to build critical thinking, collaboration, creativity, communication and presentation skills while having fun.

More information about the New Hampshire program is available at NH-DI.org.

Below is the complete list of teams and finishes (Place, School, City, Team#):

Technical Challenge: Dig In

Elementary Level

33   Strafford School, Strafford, New Hampshire, #130-00114

46   Highbridge Hill Elementary, New Ipswich, New Hampshire, #130-01753
Middle Level

20   Londonderry, Londonderry, New Hampshire, #130-05437

39   Bow Schools, Bow, New Hampshire, #130-01243

42   Keene Middle School, Keene, New Hampshire, #130-66830

Secondary Level

3   Hollis Brookline DI, Hollis, New Hampshire, #130-54262

11   Milford High School, Milford, New Hampshire, #130-70195

28   Pinkerton Academy, Derry, New Hampshire, #130-34033

Scientific Challenge: Going to Extremes

Elementary Level

27   Auburn Village School, Auburn, New Hampshire, #130-63961

29   Bow Elementary School, Bow, New Hampshire, #130-77942

Middle Level

34   Hollis Brookline Destination Imagination, Hollis, New Hampshire, #130-53143

38   Lincoln Public Schools: Culler Middle School, Lincoln, Nebraska, #129-97242

46   Mountain View Middle School, Goffstown, New Hampshire, #130-55040

Secondary Level

35   Berlin Schools, Berlin, New Hampshire, #130-04231

35   Conant High School, Rindge, New Hampshire, #130-55640

Fine Arts Challenge: Laugh Art Loud

Elementary Level

23   NASD – Project PROMISE, Bristol, New Hampshire, #130-96015

38   Hollis Brookline Destination Imagination, Hollis, New Hampshire, #130-67935

54   Chesterfield School, West Chesterfield, New Hampshire, #130-32396

Middle Level

22   Newington Public School, Newington, New Hampshire, #130-00546

23   Bedford DI, Bedford, New Hampshire, #130-40375

Secondary Level

14   Inter-Lakes, Meredith, New Hampshire, #130-42452

19   Windham DI, Windham, New Hampshire, #130-35146

Improvisational Challenge: Pandemonium

Elementary Level

27   Bedford DI, Bedford, New Hampshire, #130-94426

29   Grantham Village School, Grantham, New Hampshire, #130-29490

Middle Level

20   Hampstead Academy, Hampstead, New Hampshire, #130-42120

54   Shaker Regional School District (Canterbury/Belmont), Belmont, New Hampshire, #130-53351

Secondary Level

13   Pinkerton Academy, Derry, New Hampshire, #130-42034

35   Monadnock Regional HS, Swanzey, New Hampshire, #130-01718

Structural Challenge: The Tension Builds

Elementary Level

25   Hampstead Academy, Hampstead, New Hampshire, #130-85514

42   Hooksett Memorial School, Hooksett, New Hampshire, #130-48405

50   Main Duntable Elementary, Nashua, New Hampshire, #130-05549

Middle Level

23   Dover Middle School, Dover, New Hampshire, #130-54111

29   Mountain View Middle School, Goffstown, New Hampshire, #130-73024

Secondary Level

9   Pinkerton Academy, Derry, New Hampshire, #130-26429

19   Milford High School, Milford, New Hampshire, #130-61947

Service Learning Challenge: Pitch & Play

Elementary Level

7   Sunapee Central Elementary School, Sunapee, New Hampshire, #130-38802

17   Sunset Heights Elementary School, Nashua, New Hampshire, #130-81080

Middle Level

31   Monadnock Outreach 2, Swanzey, New Hampshire, #130-35677

Secondary Level

19   Monadnock Regional HS, Swanzey, New Hampshire, #130-93915

23   Nashua School District, Nashua, New Hampshire, #130-80107

The World’s Largest Celebration of Creativity

2014 Globals Finals Logo (251x111)Destination Imagination teams that advance past regional and state/country affiliate tournaments are invited to Destination Imagination Global Finals, the world’s largest celebration of creativity.

This year, Team New Hampshire qualifying teams will join over 1,300 teams from 48 states, 9 Canadian provinces and at 18 countries to compete from May 21 – 24, 2014 at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.  More than 18,000 people attend Global Finals to celebrate creativity!

Opening and Closing Ceremonies will be streamed on the web live, and Team New Hampshire information can be follower on Twitter and Facebook. Official Destination Imagination feeds are available on Twitter and Facebook. If posting on social media, please use the hashtag #GlobalFinals14 and #NHDI. Thank you!

This year, 3M, National Geographic, NASA, the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, ThinkFun and others will be on hand at the Innovation Expo, part of Global Finals.

We will be posting regular updates at NH-DI.org and on GlobalFinals.org!

For more information:

Earlier Years:

Destination Imagination Global Finals: 2013 2012 2011 

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