On Saturday, March 11, fifteen teams from Miamisburg City Schools competed in the Destination Imagination Region 12 Competition at Sinclair Community College. Four high school teams, two middle school teams, and one elementary school team (with students from Kinder, Mound, and Jane Chance) will be advancing to state competition in April. We are so proud of all of the teams as they represented Miamisburg spectacularly well!
Technical: Show & Tech
· Miamisburg DI5 managed by Jarrett and Melissa Kachenmeister with members Heba Fatima, Corbin Kachenmeister, Jeffery Razor, Nora Skudlarek, and Matthew Thompson. First place in elementary division. Advancing to State Competition.
Scientific: Top Secret
· Miamisburg High School managed by Robin Timpe, Christine Clayton, and Greg Pelfrey with members Blake Boyd, Owen Clayton, Eliza Gauthier, and Brady Timpe. First place in senior division. Advancing to State Competition.
· D.I.-monds managed by Misty Tinney with members Max Branham, Preslei Copper, Veyda Gerlach, Julia Hardacre, Jonathan Price, Logan Tinney, and Noah Tinney. Thirteenth place in elementary division.
· The Miamisburg Incredible Spy Stars managed by Ginger Schwieterman and Jamie Dodd with members Taha Alhaddad, Izabella Dodd, Reu-El Gogo, Spencer Massmann, Kayleigh Muchow, and Mady Schwieterman. Tenth place in elementary division.
Engineering: In It Together
· Virtual Polygon ^5 managed by Lisa Levan with members Serina Gibson, Maycei Griffin, Grace Levan, Jake Riffel, and Cylas Whiting. First place in senior division. Advancing to State Competition.
· Straight Outta Miamisburg managed by Jim Noel and Rob Thompson with members Chrys Alobwede, JD Gillum, Mason Lucas, Julian McCray, David Noel, Aiden Tallet, and Josh Thompson. First place in middle division. Advancing to State Competition.
Fine Arts: Vanished!
· Bulldogs managed by Sarah Buzek with members Ella Buzek, Nico Crawford, Ashika Desai, Ella Manning, Kevin McKinney, Maiya McKinney, and Ryleigh Sadler. Tenth place in elementary division.
· DIY: Destination Imagination Yourself! Managed by Ben Davis and Casey Haper with members Ian Davis, Ryleigh Davis, Brooklyn Haper, Madison Hardin, Tristan Million, and Sergio Nguyen. Sixth place in elementary division.
· Mound Gophers managed by Duane Bellert and April Hauser with members Destiney Adams, Maddie Bellert , Cayla Cole , Kenlee Gore, Malak Hamed, Audrey Mawditt, and Gracie Mawditt. Fourth place in elementary division.
· 3rDI Blind managed by Christine Clayton with members Blake Boyd, Owen Clayton, and Brady Timpe. First place in senior division. Advancing to State Competition.
· The Fitabulous MiamisBurgers managed by Donna and Jim Fontaine with members Cole Boyd, Khadija Fatima, Renee Schroeder, Sabrina Sedlacko, and Jonathan Sulgrove. Third place in senior division.
· # Not Sponsored managed by Sara Howard with members Payton Eberhart, Madison Graham, Hunter Hall, Olivia Howard, and Anna Jenks. First place in middle division. Advancing to State Competition.
· Bizzarro Galaxy Unicorns managed by Chuck Sedlacko with members Dovea Gogo, Marissa Johnson, Sydney Little, Allie Matheny, Grace Matheny, and Samantha Sedlacko. Second place in middle division.
Project Outreach: Ready, Willing, & Fable!
· The Fitabulous MiamisBurgers managed by Donna and Jim Fontaine with members Cole Boyd, Khadija Fatima, Renee Schroeder, Sabrina Sedlacko, and Jonathan Sulgrove. Second place in senior division. Advancing to State Competition.
Rising Stars: Save the Day!
· Awesome Pigs managed by Misty Tinney and Kristen Sharkey with members Paxton Haper, Gabe Howard , Lila Krull, Logan Sharkey, and Noah Tinney. Rising Stars do not compete for placement.
Please congratulate team members and team managers! They have all worked so hard these past months, and their dedication showed on Saturday. Additionally, best of luck to the seven teams continuing on to state competition on Saturday, April 8 at the Mount Vernon High School and Middle School complex in Mt. Vernon, Ohio!