South Whidbey 'Mysteries' advance to state tournament at Destination Imagination competition | KUDOS
March 2, 2012 · Updated 7:44 AM
A strong South Whidbey contingent competed at the Destination Imagination regional competition on Saturday at Lake Stevens High School. Three teams represented South Whidbey Elementary School and Langley Middle School this year.
“The ‘Stache” who competed in the “Coming Attractions” challenge are Charlie LeWarne, Taylor Dance, Ari Rohan, Sophia Falso, Elizabeth Donnelly, team coach Heather Dubendorf and Miranda Cassee. Elizabeth Donnelly also received a Davinci Award for her outstanding creativity during the "Instant Challenge."
The “Super Solar Creators” placed third in their division of the “Solar Stage” challenge. “Super Solar Creators” are South Whidbey Elementary students Reilly McVay, Ian O’Brien and Thomas Simms and, in back, Aidan O’Brien, Cooper Ullmann, Savannah Cuneo and Levi Ross.
“South Whidbey Mysteries” won first place in the “Assembly Required” challenge and will advance to the state tournament in East Wenatchee on March 31. The Mysteries include Elli Dubendorf, Ahnkia Burt, Laura Miller and Josie Nichols, and in back, Russell Daly, Dexter Jokinen and Andrew Tangeman.