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Future Problem Solving Results from Robyn Boswell

Fantastic news from America!

The Awards Ceremony for the International Finals was held in La Crosse Wisconsin overnight NZ time and I'm thrilled that NZ teams will be coming home with an amazing 13 trophies this year!!

There were several new countries competing this year so the standard is ramped up every year.

The results:

Problem Solving:

Junior Division Education - Oturu School -

2nd Junior Division Individual - Hamish Hall, Kerikeri Primary School 2nd!! (Hamish was our first every Individual Community Problem Solver!)

Middle Division Education - Mission heights Junior College - 1st!!

Scenario Writing: Middle Division - Daniel coats - Christchurch -

3rd Presentation of Action Plan: Junior Division - Nelson College -

5th Junior Division - Cobham Int - 1st!!

Senior Division - Nelson College - 3rd (There were NZ teams in all 3 finals of the Presentation of Action Plan)

Global Issues Problem Solving: Alternates - Cobham Intermediate -

2nd Middle Individual - Hugo Lawrence,

Nelson College - 3rd Junior Division - Selwyn House -

8th Junior Division - Cobham Intermediate -

5th Middle Division - Tauranga Boys/Girls -

6th Middle Division - Tauranga Boys/Girls - 1st!!!!!!!

Three first places and three 2nds is AMAZING! I'm very proud of them all!

Today is the beginning of Gifted Awareness Week in NZ - seems a fitting start to the week.

Cheers Robyn

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