Lake Harriet 8th Graders Place in Worldwide Competition
The annual Destination ImagiNation competition involves students from 30 different countries.
Five Lake Harriet Community School students won sixth place at the Destination ImagiNation competition held at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville in late May.
The eighth graders formed the team in fourth grade. They won first place this year at the ImagiNation Tournament in April. Team members include Lake Harriet Community School eighth-graders Seth Colbert-Pollack, Hannah Fitzgerald, Nathaniel Larson, Piper Shatz-Akin and Becca Tincher, as well as Kaj Anders-MacLeod, who attends Groves Academy.
This year's worldwide competition included more than 100,000 students from 30 countries.
Destination ImagiNation, a non-profit, ferments creativity, teamwork and problem-solving. Students work in teams to solve challenges.