TOWSON, Md. - Three Washington County teams did so well in the state's Destination ImagiNation final competition Saturday in Towson, Md., that they will now move on to the event's Global Finals next month in Tennessee.
Teams from Clear Spring Middle School, Smithsburg High School and Emma K. Doub Elementary School in Hagerstown will move on, said Shawn Rosenthal, a parent involved in the event. A team had to win first or second place in a challenge to move on to the global finals, which will feature teams from around the world, she said.
Rosenthal said the local teams and the awards bestowed on them include:
Emma K. Doub Elementary School placed first in the Cartoon Dimensions challenge.
Clear Spring Middle School's team placed second in the GuessDImate challenge.
Smithsburg High's team placed second in the Destinations in Time challenge.
Clear Spring Elementary School students received a DaVinci Award for Creativity for their rain forest project. The team also finished in fifth place in the GuessDImate challenge.