Four teams from Dunbar Magnet Middle School (DMMS) placed first in their respective challenges at the Arkansas Destination Imagination (DI) Northern Regional Tournament in Greenbrier on Saturday, March 1. Students from Horace Mann Magnet Middle School participated on two of the Dunbar teams.
The DMMS teams competed in the Technical, Scientific, Structural and Project Outreach challenges. Congratulations to the student teams and their volunteer team managers, who will compete at the state level on April 5 in Little Rock at Forest Heights. Teams placing first at the state tournament qualify for the global finals in May in Knoxville, Tenn.
Technical Challenge Team - James Swaim, Peter Mouw, Andrew Helms (Mann), Gabe Huggins, Jacob Shepherd and John Swaim. Team managers - Anna Swaim and Amber Helms
Scientific Challenge Team - Morgan Hibbard, Becket O'Brien, Sam Triplett, Clara Voth and Ben Wilson. Team Manager - Jennifer Triplett
Structural Challenge Team - Breyona Butler, Janette Najera, Tristam Thompson, Lelia Ippolito, Brittany Pierce and Lilia Zavada. Team Manager - Susan Jackson
Project Outreach - Jay Henry, Adam Mann, Trinity Sanders, Ava Horton (Mann), Dorothy Johnson (Mann) and Hunter Ramsey (Mann). Team Manager - Kristin Mann
The DI Team from Booker Arts Magnet School placed third out of eight teams when they participated at the Arkansas Destination Imagination (DI) Northern Regional Tournament in Greenbrier on Saturday, March 1. The team participated in the Structural Building Challenge, called The Tension Builds, that required them to design and build a weight bearing structure and a skit that incorporated the idea of tension and how it can be resolved.
Booker Arts Magnet’s Destination ImagiNation Structure Team: Frankie Najera, Rebekah Jackson, Emily Ayres, Austin Carpenter, Jordyn Jones, Garin Freeman, and Jack Lowe