‘SNHU White and the 7 Dwarves’ stand tall at Destination Imagination Global Finals

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SNHU White and the 7 Dwarves, standing tall after placing 8th in the Global DI Challenge. Photo: Wayne Kurtzman

KNOXVILLE, TN — A total of 36 New Hampshire Destination Imagination teams were among the 1,426 teams that competed in Destination Imagination Global Finals in Knoxville, TN, last week. Teams competed in STEAM-based Challenges focused on creativity, collaboration and problem-solving skills – some of the most in-demand skills in the new economy.

Global Finals provided unique educational opportunities, including the ability to meet people from around the world – 19 countries in all.

Top finishing Granite State teams included:

  • Sunapee Middle High School – 5th place in the fine arts challenge, and earning a Renaissance Award for outstanding design and/or performance.
  • Southern New Hampshire University – 8th place in the improvisation challenge.
  • Main Dunstable Elementary School, Nashua – 7th place in the scientific challenge.
Teams formed in schools and community groups in the fall, and teams advanced through regional and statewide competition. Teams built the high-demand soft skills of communication, collaboration, creativity and problem-solving, some of the most in-demand skills for the future of work.

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