Pictured here are members of the 3rd grade Cre8tors team, coached by
Sonia Maier & Hema Acharya, having fun as they celebrate being
awarded first place at Destination Imagination for ViDIo Lit Hits. In
the bottom photo 5th grade team members from Team 7*Up pose with their
first place ribbons for Instant Challenge Destination Imagination with
coaches Cate Best & Trish Toutloff.
March 28 two of Lake Country Academy's Destination Imagination (DI)
teams took first place in their respective categories at the regional
finals for Destination Imagination held at Chegwin Elementary School in
Fond du Lac, Wis.
The third grade team, The
Cre8tors, won first place in the ViDIo Lit Hits and the fifth grade
team, 7*Up, won first place in both their Instant Challenge and their
Main Challenge, Private DI.
is a world-wide organization encouraging teams to use creative thinking
and team work in order to solve a challenge. In ViDIo Lit Hits, The
Cre8tors needed to set a piece of classic literature to music to create
a live music video that included choreography, two side trips and a
dramatic entrance or exit. The Cre8tors presented their interpretation
of A Christmas Carol.
In Private DI, 7*Up
needed to do an improv skit that included a sleuth, three film genres
and a superstition. They were unaware of which film genres, sleuths or
superstition they would have to integrate into their skit until 30
minutes before they performed in front of the judges. A minute before
their presentation, they were presented a "surprise" element that would
also need to be included in the six-minute skit.
teams will now travel to Stevens Point on April 18 to compete in the
State Destination Imagination finals, hoping to win a spot at the
Global competition in May.
For more information on Lake Country Academy visit their website at www.lakecountryacademy.com.