Congratulations to the BSD students who received awards at the International Future Problem Solving (FPS) competition June 6-10 in La Crosse, Wis. Students devised solutions for problems related to criminal justice systems via a six-step model.
Junior Division (Grades 4-6) Global Individual Problem Solving
3rd Place: Prisha Hemani, Odle Middle School
Middle Division (Grades 7-9) Global Individual Problem Solving
1st Place: Neil Chowdhury, Odle Middle School
Junior Division Scenario Writing
1st Place: Prisha Hemani, Odle Middle School
Junior Division Scenario Performance
2nd Place: Sidhya Ganesh, Odle Middle School
Senior Division (Grades 10-12) Global Issues Team Problem Solving
2nd Place: Isha Sangani, Simon Wu, Ton Bodin and Surtaz Khan – Newport High School & Interlake High School
Middle Division Scenario Writing Team
2nd Place: Emily Feng – Interlake High School, with three other members from U.S.
Best Individual Writer: Emily Feng
Adult Division Multi-Affiliate Global Issues Team Problem Solving
3rd Place: Debby Benzinger – Odle Middle School, with three other coaches from U.S.
The FPS program stimulates critical and creative thinking skills, promotes interpersonal communication, encourages students to develop a vision for the future, and prepares them for ethical leadership roles. Learn more at fpspi.org.