With teams from around the world and most every state, three New Hampshire Destination Imagination teams placed in the top 10 in the world. Destination Imagination Global Finals is an academic tournament that is the culmination of a year’s worth of STEAM-based problem-solving. Teams in over 30 countries participate in the “D.I.” program.


Monadnock Regional High School, a high school team that took on the Engineering Challenge placed third. The Service Learning Challenge team from Bedford DI – McKelvie Intermediate School placed 6th in the world, and the Improvisational Challenge team from Bedford DI – Ross A Lurgio Middle School placed 9th in the world. CONGRATUATIONS!

In all 3 of the 12 teams representing the Granite State placed at the global academic tournament that empowers teams to build and use creative problem-solving, collaboration and critical-thinking skills. The Challenges have different focus areas, and are strictly team-solved, without any “interference” from others.

The complete list of New Hampshire teams competing with the best teams in the World are as follows (NOTE: Team compete by Challenge and age level):

No Organization Place Challenge Level
130-95278 Bedford DI – Bedford High School 16 Improvisational Challenge Secondary
130-48229 Bedford DI – McKelvie Intermediate 6 Service Learning Challenge Elementary
130-51176 Bedford DI – Peter Woodbury Elementary 26 Fine Arts Challenge Elementary
130-74919 Bedford DI – Ross A Lurgio Middle 9 Improvisational Challenge Middle
130-03970 Bow Memorial School 17 Fine Arts Challenge Middle
130-04110 Bow Memorial School 14 Service Learning Challenge Middle
130-29152 Derry DI 12 Technical Challenge Secondary
130-57631 Golden Brook School 16 Technical Challenge Elementary
130-88227 Indian River School 35 Fine Arts Challenge Middle
130-60223 Milford DI 11 Fine Arts Challenge Secondary
130-62400 Monadnock Regional High School 3 Engineering Challenge Secondary
130-12571 Rindge Memorial School 23 Technical Challenge Elementary