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Whiz Kids: Kids Headed To Destination ImagiNation State Finals

They tapped into their creativity, teamwork and problem-solving skills to place first at the Metro North regional competition.

Melrose Patch Whiz Kids of the Week: Lea B. Alison B., Madelyn J., Rose M., Olivia R. and Jenna S.

  • School: Melrose Veterans Memorial Middle School. 
  • Accomplishment: The group's creativity, teamwork and problem-solving skills enabled them to place first at the Destination ImagiNation Metro North Regional Tournament on Saturday, March 17, at Beverly High School, according to an announcement from the school. 
  • How they did it: The students came up with the best solution to an open-ended theater challenge titled “Coming Attractions!”
  • What's next: Their accomplishment qualified the team to compete at the Massachusetts State Destination ImagiNation Finals Tournament at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester on Saturday, March 31. 

We need nominations!

Each week, Melrose Patch will seek suggestions from readers for individual kids, youth groups, teens, and even sports teams that wow us with their accomplishments. We want to hear about these amazing children and teens and select one each week as the Patch Whiz Kid.  Submit your nomination in our comment box below or e-mail the information to danield@patch.com. Be sure to include all of the following information:

  • Nominator's Name
  • Nominator's E-Mail
  • Whiz Kid's Name
  • Whiz Kid's Age
  • Whiz Kid's School
  • Whiz Kid's Accomplishment
  • An explanation of the accomplishment (approximately 150-300 words).
  • A photo, if available.

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