Hollis Brookline DI team wins honor at Global Finals

HOLLIS – There were 1,464 teams from 20 countries and 48 states that really wanted to be where five New Hampshire teams were recently: Onstage at Destination Imagination Global Finals being rewarded for demonstrating their excellence in using their creativity, collaboration and problem-solving skills in STEAM- and social
entrepreneurship-based challenges.

In all, 21 of New Hampshire’s 41 teams finished in the top 25 spots in their respective challenge and age level.

Teams from Hollis Brookline, Londonderry, Southern New Hampshire University, Sunapee Middle High School and Highbridge Elementary School in New Ipswich all scored numerous awards and were called to the stage in front of some 25,000 people at the University of Tennessee Thompson-Boling Arena. The event was webcast around the world and viewed by thousands more.

The Hollis Brookline DI team, The Doors, won the Musical Mashup-Structural Challenge, Renaissance Award, given for outstanding design engineering execution and/or performance.

Destination Imagination teams work on open-ended, complex challenges with focuses that are technical, scientific, structural, fine arts, improvisational and social entrepreneurship. For more information, visit www.NH-DI.org or call 868-2140.