Photo submitted Capturing first place in the middle school category were Determined Investigators with Carson Collins, Taylor West, Cory West, Cara Littlefield and coach Sue Everest.Hotchkiss K8 principal Carrie Coats called it, "Hotchkiss pride in action." The school had four teams competing in the regional Destination Imagination in Palisade on March 23.
Its two elementary and two middle-level teams qualified for the state Destination Imagination competition in Denver on April 13.
The winning teams were:
Middle school Team DeIrony! What Just Happened?, first place;
Middle school Determined Investigators, first place;
Elementary school Team Diversity, second place; and
Elementary school Team Bulldog Twisted Geniuses, second place.Photo submitted Here are three Hotchkiss K-8 teams headed for state Destination Imagination competition this month. They are (back row) middle school Team DeIrony! What Just Happened? with (back row) Isaac Van Horn, Jesus Macias, Ethen White and Coach R. White; elementary Team Diversity with Indigo Miller-Barnes, Karlie Egging, Evan White and Coach C. Forsberg; (front row) elementary Team Bulldog Twisted Geniuses with Ian Van Horn, Ava Taylor, Bailey Miller, JD Miller, Adam Smith and Coaches Mrs. Pinckard and Mr. Smith.