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Big Finish for NH Teams at DI Global Finals

Londonderry High School's team finished sixth in the world.

Knoxville, TN – Teams from Grantham, Lebanon and Auburn Village School were the big winners in the world’s largest creative thinking and problem solving competition, Destination Imagination Global Finals.  

The Central New Hampshire Improv Troupe from Lebanon High School took first place in the World in the secondary level of the improvisation challenge while Auburn Village School scored third in the World in the elementary level of the technical challenge.

In all, New Hampshire teams took 17 of 20 top spots in the competition, where students solve challenges based in the arts, science, technology, engineering, math and service learning.

Placements are by challenge and age group.  

This year 38 New Hampshire school teams competed against more than 1,250 teams from 42 states and 14 countries.

Other highlights:

  • Londonderry High School finished 6th in the World . The team has been together for 9 years and are now graduating seniors. (Secondary Level, improvisation challenge)
  • Windam DI finished 6th in the world (Elementary Level, technical challenge)
  • Dover Middle School, 7th in the world (Middle level, fine arts)
  • Milford High School, 10th in the world (Secondary level, structure challenge)
  • Hampstead Academy, 11th in the world (Middle level, improvisation challenge)
  • Strafford School, 12th in the world (elementary level, fine arts)
  • Pinkerton Academy finished 13th in the world (secondary level, technical challenge)

All results [Team’s place is in the far left column. Teams are listed by Challenge and age level.]

Elementary Level A: Challenge: IN THE ZONE (Technical)  

3 Auburn Village School, Auburn, New Hampshire, #130-96073     

6 Windham DI, Windham, New Hampshire, #130-24717 

36  Bow Elementary School, Bow, New Hampshire, #130-77228

Middle Level A: Challenge: IN THE ZONE (Technical) 

17    Hollis DI, Hollis, New Hampshire, #130-47737     

31 Windham DI, Windham, New Hampshire, #130-94012

Secondary Level A: Challenge: IN THE ZONE (Technical) 

13    Pinkerton Academy, Hampstead, New Hampshire, #130-29525 

20    Nashua High School South, Nashua, New Hampshire, #130-60798 

38    Bedford DI, Bedford, New Hampshire, #130-28871

Elementary Level B: Challenge: WIND VISIBLE (Science) 

30    Lincoln Akerman School, Hampton Falls, New Hampshire, #130-09381 

33    Thornton Central School, Thornton, New Hampshire, #130-13137

Middle Level B: Challenge: WIND VISIBLE (Science) 

33    Bow Schools, Bow, New Hampshire, #130-26959 

38    Milford Middle School, Milford, New Hampshire, #130-56666

Secondary Level B: Challenge: WIND VISIBLE (Science) 

17    Conant High School, Rindge, New Hampshire, #130-78989 

23    Berlin Schools, Berlin, New Hampshire, #130-15040

Elementary Level C: Challenge: IN DISGUISE (Fine Arts) 

12    Strafford School, Strafford, New Hampshire, #130-39007 

18    Londonderry DI, Londonderry, New Hampshire, #130-34357 

20    Rindge Memorial School, Rindge, New Hampshire, #130-69582

Middle Level C: Challenge: IN DISGUISE (Fine Arts) 

7    Dover Middle School, Dover, New Hampshire, #130-29175 

31  Schools of Greater Nashua, Nashua, New Hampshire, #130-21534

Secondary Level C: Challenge: IN DISGUISE (Fine Arts) 

16    Conant High School, Rindge, New Hampshire, #130-90280 

20    Bedford High School, Bedford, New Hampshire, #130-24835

Elementary Level D: Challenge: CHANGE IN REALITEE (Improvisation) 

38    Nashua School District, Nashua, New Hampshire, #130-96604 

40    Danville Elementary, Danville, New Hampshire, #130-45535

Middle Level D: Challenge: CHANGE IN REALITEE (Improvisation) 

11    Hampstead Academy, Hampstead, New Hampshire, #130-27692 

13    Academy for Science and Design, Nashua, New Hampshire, #130-68941

Secondary Level D: Challenge: CHANGE IN REALITEE (Improvisation)

1   Central New Hampshire Improv Troupe, Grantham and Lebanon, New Hampshire, #130-38433 

6    Londonderry DI, Londonderry, New Hampshire, #130-08801

Elementary Level E: Challenge: TWIST-O-RAMA (Structural) 

18    Milford Elementary DI, Milford, New Hampshire, #130-22440 

30    Hollis DI, Hollis, New Hampshire, #130-93953

Middle Level E: Challenge: TWIST-O-RAMA (Structural) 

20    Londonderry Middle School, Londonderry, New Hampshire, #130-52553 

36    Milford Middle School, Milford, New Hampshire, #130-06307

Secondary Level E: Challenge: TWIST-O-RAMA (Structural) 

10    Milford High School, Milford, New Hampshire, #130-38995 

35    segNET, Enfield, New Hampshire, #130-81800

Elementary Level Challenge: projectOUTREACH (Service Learning) 

25    Garrison Elementary School, Dover, New Hampshire, #130-04326 

33    Sunapee Central Elementary School, Sunapee, New Hampshire, #130-24626

Middle Level Challenge: projectOUTREACH (Service Learning) 

34    Monadnock OutReach Team, Swanzey, New Hampshire, #130-95354 

41    Windham DI, Windham, New Hampshire, #130-89731 

44    Rundlett Middle School, Concord, New Hampshire, #130-58111

R. Scott White May 27, 2013 at 07:41 PM
Impressive!!!!! For those who are not familiar with Destination Imagination, it's an excellent opportunity for working as a team to solve problems, improvise solutions, inspire others to learn and see how much you can accomplish in a short time. DI is highly recommended.

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