• News Release: Four PGCPS Destination Imagination Teams Advance to Global Finals

    May 16, 2017
    For Immediate Release
    CONTACT:
    Office of Communications
    301-952-6001

    UPPER MARLBORO, MD – Four teams from Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) will advance to the Destination Imagination Global Finals in Knoxville, Tenn., from May 24 to May 27. Destination Imagination showcases student teams solving challenges, working cooperatively and pushing the limits of their imagination.


    Teams from Bond Mill and Glenarden Woods elementary schools, Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School and Bowie and Eleanor Roosevelt high schools will compete in the Global Finals.


    Martin Luther King placed first at state in the Show & Tech category. Glenarden Woods received a second-place award; Bond Mill, Bowie and Eleanor Roosevelt received third-place honors.


    Maryland Creative Problem Solvers, Inc. (MCPSI), a non-profit affiliate of Destination Imagination Inc., sponsored the state tournament. More than 400 teams from

    across the state participate annually.

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    Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS), one of the nation's 25 largest school districts, has 208 schools and centers, more than 130,000 students and nearly 19,000 employees. Under the leadership of Chief Executive Officer Dr. Kevin M. Maxwell, the school system serves a diverse student population from urban, suburban and rural communities located in the Washington, DC suburbs. PGCPS is nationally recognized for innovative programs and initiatives that provide students with unique learning opportunities, including arts integration, environmental and financial literacy, and language immersion.