Nine Germantown School District Teams Qualify for Destination ImagiNation Global Finals

April 26, 2010

Nine Germantown School District Teams Qualify for Destination ImagiNation Global Finals


Teamwork and extraordinary creative brainpower powered nine Germantown School District teams into the Destination ImagiNation Global Finals in Knoxville, Tennessee this coming May.

“It’s been a fun, tough, exciting and rewarding time for these teams as they worked their way through several levels of competition in order to win a shot at the biggest challenge of them all – Destination ImagiNation’s Global Finals,” said Jeanne Beaty, Germantown High School’s registrar and local regional DI director and district coordinator. “Competing in Global Finals is the pinnacle event for creative problem solving.”


Amy Belle Elementary:


Challenge C1 – You’re Gonna Flip! (Amy Belle Flippers)

Team Managers: Jorie Griesemer and Devon Beckes

Team Members: Kiran Bajwa, Rosie Basis, Ellie Griesemer, Kellie Hasbrook, Jessica Koprek, Kelly Kubicek, Danielle Thurman


Challenge E – Breaking DI News (We Cycle)

Team Managers: Wayne Beckes and Lisa Gramoll

Team Members: Chance Beckes, Connor Fixel, Dayne Gramoll, Julianna Mahler, Marissa Marks, Kayla Ramstack, Corine Sass


County Line Elementary:


Challenge B – DI Bot

Team Managers: Kathy Mohar and Steve Mohar

Team Members: Claire Chmielewski, Jordan Fierst, Nathan Mohar, Katy Pavon, Gavin Rangel, David Schultz, Peyton Wolf


MacArthur Elementary:


Challenge A – Direct DIposit

Team Managers: Michelle Schlosser and Maureen Warnimont

Team Members: Jaime Erickson, Jeremy Erickson, Austin Paul, Will Schlosser, Lydia Symens, Madison Van Allen, Max Wessel


Kennedy Middle School:


Challenge A – Direct DIposit

Team Managers: Mary Bykowski and Dave Bykowski

Team Members: Kelly Bykowski, Rachel Siebenaller, Matt Cull, Samantha Siebenaller, Alex Kempke, Celeste Brunner, Sarah Degenhardt


Challenge C – You’re Gonna Flip!

Team Managers: Dena Brown, Linda Fixel

Team Members: McKenna Gramoll, Piper Brown, Andrew Mahler, Emma Dover, Sky Beckes, Kameron Lau, Megan Cull


Germantown High School:


Challenge B – DI-Bot

Team Managers: Mike Judkins and Keith Musloff

Team Members: Marie Burnham, Alex Dover, Mike Johnson, Bethany Judkins, Sara Pingel, Anna Spies, Samantha Taylor


Challenge C – You’re Gonna Flip!

Team Managers: Dena Brown and Jill North

Team Members: Spencer Brown, Mackie Cavanaugh, Kristen Lemke, Becca Mortenson, Lauren Nilles, Tessa North, Ben Xue


Challenge E – Breaking DI News

Team Managers: Cheryl Hoefert and Stephanie Pollpeter

Team Members: Mikaela Becker, Stacy Hoefert, Cassie Lydon, Kayla Nieman, Eric Pollpeter, Kaitlyn Rabuck, Katie Reiels


The Finals bring together the most talented teams from across the USA and from more than 30 countries. The four-day event at the University of Tennessee can be followed at






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