Maple Grove, Osseo Senior High Students Win Global DI Title
Jun 15, 2018 06:18AM
Adamson Novak (MGSH), Erin Besser (MGSH), James Pipkin (OSH) and Jess Bray (MGSH)—a.k.a., DIdeas Keep on Comin’—claimed first place in the Secondary Level Fine Arts Challenge at the Destination Imagination Global Finals on May 26 in Knoxville, Tennessee.
“DIdeas Keep on Comin’”—a team made up of Maple Grove and Osseo senior high students Erin Besser, Jess Bray, Adamson Novak and James Pipkin— claimed their first world title in the Secondary Level Fine Arts Challenge. Maple Grove Middle School Music Teacher Jody Kinneberg serves as the team’s manager.
"This year’s DI Fine Arts Challenge required teams to create and present an eight minute, two act musical. Solutions were assessed by a panel of trained appraisers—ranging from educators to entrepreneurs to engineers—and were scored on a variety of elements such as originality, workmanship, presentation and teamwork," according to Osseo Area Schools.
Other DI teams from Osseo Area Schools which competed in Knoxville included: