Destination Imagination Team Headed to Global Finals in Tennessee!
Three Franklin 7th graders, Nariana Aldarondo, Eleanor Nielsen, and Melody Woothtakewahbitty, along with Cheldelin 7th grader, Arissa Bolster, won 1st place at the Regional Tournament, 1st place at the State Tournament, and now are fundraising to attend Global Finals at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. They competed in the Scientific Challenge, Top Secret, where they created two encryption methods using Cryptography and Steganography, a wired-circuit “gadget” disguised as a broom, and an 8-minute dramatic performance that revealed a disguised character. The team set the story in medieval times, and engaged in an epic come-back battle, using Shakespearian-style insults, with an evil villain.
To support the Masqueteers team in their “quest to battle” in Knoxville, they are face-painting at the Farmer’s market, they set-up a GoFundMe account, are selling home-made lip balm and jam. They will also be holding holding a Clothing Drive from May 5th -14th. Drop-off at Franklin All gently used clothing, bedding, towels, drapery, tablecloths, and fabric Look for the drop-off Bin!
They will be on-site for collection:
- Friday May 5th 1-3 pm
- Saturday May 6th 11 am-1 pm
- Friday May 12th 2-4 pm
- Saturday May 13th 11 am -1 pm
They will also be accepting aluminum ans and plastic bottles on these dates!
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