Moorhead Destination ImagiNation teams completed a successful year with two teams placing at the Global Finals in Knoxville, Tenn., in May. The Horizon Middle School projectOutreach team placed ninth out of 59 teams and the Horizon girls team placed fifth out of 48 teams at Global Finals.
To advance to Global Finals, the Horizon projectOutreach team placed first out of six teams at the State DI Tournament on April 14. The category projectOutreach: The World Canvas required the students to identify a community need and design and carry out a project to address this need. They had to create an advertisement and brochure and make an eight-minute presentation that included these items. Team members are Anthony Johnson, David Thibert, Alex Thomason, Seamus Neill and Mason Pickar. Team manager is Laurie Johnson. The team also competed in Challenge D, News to Me, placing fifth out of eight teams at the State DI Tournament.
The Horizon girls team advanced to Global Finals by placing second out of 15 teams at the State DI Tournament in Challenge C, Coming Attractions, which required them to present a four-minute movie trailer involving characters from at least two different nations. They had to design a cinematic special effect and feature it in the trailer and create an original soundtrack that complemented their trailer. Team members are Abigail Johnson, Emily Karevold, Allison Hanson, Lexi Dauner, Claire Twedt, Linka Wintersteen and Emily Pratt. Team manager is Laurie Johnson.
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