LAKELAND, N.Y. - The New York State Destination Imagination Tournament was Saturday, March 7 at Mercy College. Lakeland Central School District qualified four teams for the Eastern Regional competition.
The district's state qualifying teams included:
- Benjamin Franklin ES -- Einstein's Awesome Destiny (2nd place in Elementary Level Technical Challenge)
- Lincoln-Titus ES -- The Fearless Five (3rd place in Elementary Level Fine Arts Challenge with 13 teams in the category.)
- Lakeland Copper Beech MS -- Team Extreme (2nd place in Middle School Level Technical Challenge)
- Lakeland Copper Beech MS -- The Brain Train (1st place in Middle School Level Technical Challenge, they also got 1st in Instant Challenge)
With more than 70 teams participating in the regional tournament, the Lakeland District was well represented with 11 teams this year and a total of 67 students participating. District DI Coordinator Linda Swift said the kids were amazing and did a great job of making Lakeland proud.
The state competition will be April 18 at Binghamton High School.
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