Hamilton Southeastern Schools had 7 out of its 17 Destination Imagination (DI) teams in the state level contest qualify for Global competition May 23-27 at the University of Tennessee. Three teams earned first and four came in second making them eligible for Globals. HSE began with 19 teams in the regional contest with 17 advancing to state competition. Kristy Seitz, Robin Young and Kathy Seitz are the DI school coordinators.
Three teams competed in the scientific challenge where students had to create a new way to use solar energy. One middle grade team took first while a second middle grade group and a senior level team both earned seconds.