West Avenue Eagles are soaring to State!

West Avenue Eagles are soaring to State!
Posted on 02/20/2017

Destination Imagination

We are happy to inform everyone that we are going back to STATE!!!

(Twice in 4 years!!!)

West Avenue Elementary's Destination Imagination team, placing in the category of Fine Arts with a piece called "Vanished: The Disappearance of the Color Yellow." is headed to the DI Affiliate State Tournament.

A HUGE Thank You to Sonya Ashford, Lumina Howard, Carolyn Green, Carolyn Cummings, and Angelelettelia Wright for their leadership. 

Our students competed against 200 other teams in the Heart of Texas Region this past Saturday (February, 18). They will compete at the Texas DI Affiliate State Tournament Saturday, April 8, 2017 in Lubbock, Texas.

Please give these students a hand clap and praise when you see them...

Go EAGLES!

They earned a 1st Place Gold Medal for Vanished in Fine Arts and the Renaissance Award for the Best Props and Stage Performance.

The team consist of:

  • Yadhira Salinas-3rd Grade
  • Anthony Sanchez-4th Grade
  • Tiara Hill-4th Grade
  • Marc Gomez-5th Grade
  • Carmen Gamero-5th Grade
  • Danay Perez-5th Grade
  • Vianey Ramos-5th Grade

https://www.destinationimagination.org/challenge-program/faq/

Destination Imagination is a project-based learning program designed to complement K-12 education. Annually, we offer seven new academic Challenges in the fields of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), fine arts, service learning, and early learning. In solving a challenge, students learn the creative process from imagination to innovation and the skills needed to thrive in school, their careers and beyond.

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West Avenue Elementary students Carmen Gamero, Yadhira Salinas, Anthony Sanchez, Tiara Hill, Marc Gomez, Danay Perez and Vianey Ramos ( L to R) celebrate their win over 200 other campuses in the Heart of Texas Region Destination Imagination competition. They will now compete in the state tournament April 8, 2017, in Lubbock, Tx.

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