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Two to go to Mass. for FPS

Two sixth-grade Dublin students have advanced to the International competition of the Future Problem Solvers.

NavaLee White and Keylee Porter will competeinMassachussets in June.

White and Porter will compete against thousands of students from around the world in a six-step problem solving model that teaches critical and creative thinking, problem solving and decision making, coach Terri White said.

Twenty-five students qualified for the State bowl, where the Dublin students responded to a “future scene” on the following topics: Mission to Moon, Mars and Beyond, Drones, Food Loss and Waste, Coping with Stress.

The theme White and Porter will compete with at Internationals is Re-extinction.

The international program was established in 1974 by E. Paul Torrance.

“Future Problem Solving teaches students how to think, now what to think,” White said. “Dublin has a history of success with FPS, having had several students qualify and place at the international level.”

Coaches are White and Celinda Jurney.


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