Katy, Texas News (March 23, 2017) – After months of practice, 19 teams from Katy ISD have qualified to compete at the Texas Destination Imagination Affiliate Tournament held at Lubbock ISD on April 7-9.
The Gulf Coast Regional Tournament was held on Saturday, March 4th at Seven Lakes High School. Schools representing the Cy-Fair, Fort Bend, Pasadena, Friendswood and Alvin Independent School Districts along with area private schools attended the annual event. Approximately 375 teams competed in eight different challenges. The following Katy ISD schools are preparing to compete against more than 400 teams from districts throughout Texas:
- Alexander, Griffin, Hayes, Holland, Katy, Stanley, Williams and WoodCreek
- Beckendorff, Cinco Ranch, Seven Lakes and Tays
- Katy and Seven Lakes
The Destination Imagination program fosters students’ creativity, courage and curiosity through open-ended academic challenges in the fields of S.T.E.M (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), fine arts and service learning. Participants learn patience, flexibility, persistence, ethics, respect for others and their ideas and the collaborative problem solving process. In Katy ISD, Destination Imagination teams form at participating campuses each September.