Flagler Students Shine at State Competition

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 2:59pm

2017 Florida FPS State Competition Winners from Flagler Schools

 

April 4, 2017 – Prepared by the Future Problem Solving Program of Flagler County (www.FlaglerFPS.com)

 

The following is a summary of Flagler County School District students (categorized by school) that excelled at the recent Future Problem Solving (FPS) State competition, March 26-29 at the Double Tree Resort in Orlando, Florida. The students highlighted in yellow have been invited to attend the prestigious Future Problem Solving Program International competition in June at the campus of the University of Wisconsin/Lacrosse.

Bunnell Elementary School

Coaches: Jennifer Colindres, Jerri Berry and Katia Martinyuk

 

Global Issues Problem Solving / Team Writing:

3rd Place: (with an invitation to International Competition)  

Lucy Noble, Veronica King, Mathew Nevod, Tristan Skinner

9th Place: Jackson Casteneda, Daniella Fernandes, Jadyn Ruddy, Kevin Wolfe

Global Issue Problem Solving / Multi-school Writing:

1st Place: Evan Jameson

3rd Place: John Hald

Global Issues Scenario / Group Writing:

1st Place: Jackson Casteneda

2nd Place: Lucy Noble

3rd Place: Samantha Stone

Global Issues Scenario / Individual Writing:

1st Place: Jadyn Ruddy – Invited to Internationals

6th Place: Evan Jameson

Community Problem Solving / Education Category:

2nd Place: “Nettiquette – Team members: Aiden Young, Emma Brugna, Ella Oshri, Edwina Mezo, Stanley Gatzek

Community Problem Solving /Human Services Category:

1st Place: Project “HOMES” – Team members: Joan Bailey, Daniella Fernandes, Veronica King, Lucy Noble, Jadyn Ruddy, Chloey Rudy, Samantha Stone, Alysa Vidal

2nd Place: Project “BUS” – Team members: Bryan Carson, Jackson Casteneda, John Hald, Evan Jameson, Matthew Nevod, Jayce Newman, Tristan Skinner, Nicholas Trunzo

Community Problem Solving - Grand Champions (with invitation to International Competition)

Project A.C.T.E.D (Adolescents Coping Through Effects of Divorce)

Team members: Jack Gilvary, Chloe Long, Zachary Bennett, Josephine D’Elia, Grant McMillan

 

Rymfire Elementary School

Coaches: Tim Ruddy, Amy Kopach, Judy White, Kate Sturman, Jennifer Lujan & Caryn Burris

 

Global Issue Problem Solving / Multi-school Writing:

2nd Place: Devynne Martz

Global Issues Scenario / Group Writing / Junior Category:

1st Place: Jack Petocz

3rd Place: Cameron Driggers

Global Issues Problem Solving / Team Writing:

10th Place: Gillian Moisao, Taylor Norwood, Christina Nguyen and Cameron Driggers

Community Problem Solving / Health Category:

2nd Place: Project CRAVE - Destiny Ruiz, Jasial Jackson, Holden Slatinsky, Tyler Grady, DJ Murray and Daniel Jennette

Community Problem Solving / Human Services Category:

1st Place: Project DAYS - Joey Wronowski, Gillian Moisao, Brandon Kalasnik, Tommy Sturman, Abigail Taylor and Aiden White

Community Problem Solving / Education category (with invitation to International Competition):

1st Place - Project “The Hammock”: Anya Fox, Bryce Willis, Marisa Canizales, Devynne Martz, Roman Akmentins, Freddie Gimbel, Caden Cavas and Melissa Braflat

Community Problem Solving - Grand Champions (with invitation to International Competition)

Project THINK: Ben Kopach, Jake Blumengarten, Jack Petocz, Cameron Driggers, Victoria Ganung, Madison Murphy, Cadyn Herndon, Maken Harding and David Trajillo

 

Old Kings Elementary School

Coach:  Dr. Ellen Asher

 

Global Issue Problem Solving / Multi-school Writing:

2nd Place: Braedon McNaughton

Wadsworth Elementary School

Coaches: Marilee Palot & Stacey Smith

 

Circus Maximus:

2nd Place: Sara Little, Haley Ritter, Landen Looker, Yesha Ferrer, Cleo Boston, Alexandra Alvarado

 

Indian Trails Middle School

Coach: Dawn Huffman

 

Global Issues Problem Solving - Teams

3rd Place:  Paul Grau, Maddelynn Oliva, Sean Gilliam, Isabella Colindres

Global Issues Problem Solving - Individuals

5th Place:  Abbigail Carver

1st Place:  Kyleigh Ruddy (with Invitation to International Competition)

Global Issues Problem Solving / Presentation of Action Plan:

1st Place: Chasey Pannell, Michael Mwaura, Karissa Jackson, Hope Romain, Kenneth Logan

Community Problem Solving / Civic/Cultural Issues Category:

1st Place: Project Open for Business - Madelynn Oliva, Sean Gilliam, Reina Robinson, Isabella Colindres, Daniel Wolcott, Kenneth Logan, Hope Romain

Community Problem Solving / Education Category:

1st Place: Project TEC/Teaching Electronic Concepts - William Vierengel, Michael Mwaura, Jonas Winter, Paul Grau, Dylan Long

Community Problem Solving / Human Services Category:

1st Place: Project H.E.L.P./Helping Elderly Low-Income People - Karissa Jackson,

Abbigail Carver, Jermaine Bucknor, Hope Bonin, Christina Courson, Margaret D'Elia, Chasey Pannell, Carmella Sweeney

 

Buddy Taylor Middle School

Coaches:  JoEllen Caines and Sue Stone

 

Global Issue Problem Solving / Multi-school Writing:

1st Place: Hunter Becker, Landon Gonzalez

2nd Place: Timothy King

3rd Place: Sydni Leon, Taylor Carroll

Global Issues Problem Solving/Presentation of Action Plan:

5th Place: Nicholas Blumengarten, Arabella Borges, Taylor Carroll, Aaron Cope, Trinity Moment, Emma Register

Community Problem Solving:

1st Place: Project “Recycled Dreams: Devin Buckley, Faith Buckley, Evan Chaves, Aida Colon, Erin Dempe, Noelle Gonzalez, Vinoothna Moluguri, Emily Mooneyhan, Bryan Soudrain, Sydney Turner

 

Flagler Palm Coast High School

Coaches: Caitlyn Hutsell, Sarah Reckenwald & Diane Tomko

 

Global Issues Problem Solving / Individual / Senior Division:

1st place: Alexandra Feldman (Invitation to International Competition)

6th place: Katia Martynuk

Global Issues Problem Solving / Teams / Middle Division:

6th Place: Team B (Daniel Lujo, Elissa Figliuzzi, Carlos Dezza, Elizabeth Wolcott)

Global Issues Problem Solving / Teams / Senior Division:

2nd Place: Team E - Abby Duquette, Kelvin Tran, Daniella Sbordone, Ayden Craig

(Team “E” invited to International Competition; Ayden Craig also invited as MAGIC writer)

3rd Place: Team C - Dalton Simmons, Kiley Rogers, Roberto Carrascosa , Saxon Swantic (Team “C” invited to International Competition; Roberto Carrascosa also invited as a MAGIC writer)

5th Place: Team A (Nina Jones, Elizabeth Mason, Anna Buss, Anna Walls)

Global Issues Problem Solving / Presentation of Action plan:

    3rd place: Team A (Nina Jones, Elizabeth Mason, Anna Bus, Anna Walls, & Daniel Thomas)

5th place: Team D (Sarah Main, Terra White, Michael Pierre, & Matthew Pokorny)

6th place: Team E (Abby Duquette, Kelvin Tran, Daniella Sbordone, Ayden Craig, and Amy Raleigh)

Multi-school Global Issues Writers:

Middle Division:

1st Place: Jan Tsiklauri

2nd  Place: Hughes Le

3rd Place: Daria Shlyakhover

 Senior Division:

1st Place: Saige Brey, Ivana Moore, Chase Smith

2nd Place: Casey King, Sierra Bice, Katherine Bereznicki

3rd Place: Kayla Colandrea, Danielle Stoughton

Global Issues Scenario Writing / Individual

Middle Division:

6th Place: Liying Wu

Senior Division:

3rd Place: Daniela Sbordone

Global Issues Scenario Writing / Group

Middle Division:

1st Place: Elissa Figliuzzi

3rd Place: Liying Wu

Senior Division:

1st Place: Daniela Sbordone

3rd Place: Katia Martynuk

Best Overall Writer:

Daniela Sbordone

Global Issues Scenario Performance:

Middle Division:

2nd Place: Elissa Figliuzzi (invited to International Competition as a MAGIC writer)

Senior Division:

2nd Place: Katia Martynuk (invited to International Competition as a MAGIC writer)

Community Problem Solving

Individual:

2nd place: Katia Martynuk for “Lending a Helping Paw”

Team / Health & Human Services Category:

2nd Place: One Body (Rachel Goldberg, Alex Ascencio-Tovar, BreAnna Roux)

1st Place: Safety Before Sunshine (Amy Raleigh, Madison Bitner, Mariann Trecki, Meredith Pinard, Gigi LaBarbera, Ashley Smith)

Team / Education and Civic:

2nd Place: L.E.A.D. (Julia Hok, Zameena Phillips, Sara Barnes, Katherine Bereznicki, Danielle Stoughton, Lischna Castor)

Community Problem Solving - Grand Champions:

Pandemic: (Janine Jao, Jayson Dwyer, Aaron Carll, Michael Pierre, Zach Verdi, Sarah Main)

Reaching for Relief: (Sierra Bice, Nicole Perilli, Kayla Colandrea, Mia Scarcella, Ethan Bellinger, Rida Muneer)

Circus Maximus:

FPC took 1st, 2nd & 3rd place.

 

Sunshine Award:

Andy Dance – Flagler County School Board

Dr. Joann Whaley - FPCHS

Brielle Goldberg - FPCHS

 

Future Problem Solving is an academic program that prepares students for competitive problem solving. Students will learn a six step problem solving process in order to address issues confronting humanity in the near future. The problem solving process involves analysis, critical thinking and creativity. Teams complete two practice problems in October and December, followed by a District competition in February. Based on the District results, teams can qualify for state and international competitions. FPS is open to any student who is willing to put forth the time and effort to learn the process and research the yearly topics. (salonschools.org)

Global Issues Problem Solving (GIPS) is a competitive component of FPSPI which can be accomplished as a team (of 4) or individual activity in which participants research a series of global topics and learn a six-step creative problem solving process. Problem solvers apply their topic and creative problem solving knowledge to address a charge presented in an imagined situation, termed Future Scene. (FPSPI.org)

Community Problem Solving (CmPS) is a competitive component of FPSPI which provides the tools and strategies students need to face the challenges of today and the future. What better way to prepare students for their future than by teaching them to think systematically about problematic situations, to gather information to understand the situation, and to evaluate multiple solutions in order to best address the situation? Students involved in CmPS learn powerful lessons about creating change, about dealing with local authorities and organizations, and about making a positive impact. (FPSPI.org)

Scenario Writing is a competition in which individuals (grades 4 – 12) develop short stories related to one of five FPS topics for the year. The story (1500 words or less) is set at least 20 years in the future and is an imagined, but logical, outcome of actions or events taking place in the world today. (FPSPI.org)

Scenario Performance (ScP) is for students who enjoy telling stories. This option is ideally suited to students who show thinking abilities in different ways - particularly for those whose cultural heritage and/or learning styles prefer oral communication. (FPSPI.org)


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