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Palm Coast Tuesday, Jun. 13, 2017 3 years ago

Flagler Schools Future Problem Solvers soar at international competition

The FPCHS Reaching for Relief team earned the Grand Champion Senior Division award.
by: Paige Wilson Community Editor

Flagler Schools' brightest competed against students from around the globe at the Future Problem Solving Program International competition held at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse on June 7 to 11. 

Bunnell Elementary grade 6 teacher Jennifer Colindres said she was overjoyed for the students she coached this past year.

"I actually cried," Colindres said. "Just to be there was a humbling experience. It just makes you so proud."

The winners:

Reaching for Relief (FPCHS)

Grand Champion Senior Division

The team: Sierra Bice, Nicole Perilli, Kayla Colandrea, Mia Scarcella, Ethan Bellinger and Rida Muneer


Project A.C.T.E.D. (Bunnell Elementary)

2nd place in their division

The Adolescents Coping Through Effects of Divorce project team: Jack Gilvary, Chloe Long, Zachary Bennett, Josephine D'Elia and Grant McMillan


Pandemic Project (FPCHS)

1st place Senior Community Problem Solving division in the category of Environment and Human Services

The team: Aaron Carll, Jayson Dwyer, Janine Jao, Sarah Main, Michael Pierre and Zach Verdi

Project Pandemic has brought seven bat houses to the Palm Coast community in order to deter vector-borne diseases, like Zika.  They were able to donate an additional bat house to the University of Wisconsin- La Crosse.


Global Issues Problem Solving (Bunnell Elemenatary)

5th place Global Issues (Juniors)

The team: Matthew Nevod, Tristan Skinner, Veronica King and Lucy Noble


Daniella Fernandes (Bunnell Elementary)

3rd place Multi-school Affiliate Global Issues Competition (MAGIC)

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