Future Problem Solvers Excel at Regional Competition, Advance to State

The Forestview Middle School and Nisswa Elementary School Future Problem Solving (FPS) teams had a great day at the Regional Future Problem Solving Competition on February 1 in St. Cloud. 

The junior division Nisswa Elementary/Forestview Middle School team of Callista Anderson, Ava Capelle, Preslee Glynn, and Abby Isaacson placed second in Global Issues Problem Solving Competition, first In Presentation of Action Plan, and earned a Two/Six Award for Excellence in Writing  the Step 2 underlying problem and Step 6 action plan.

The junior division Nisswa Elementary team of Violet Anderson,Emily Hanson, Autumn Johnson, and Bo Schwartz placed third in the Global Issues Problem Solving Competition, and fourth in the Presentation of Action Plan Competition.

The middle division Forestview Middle School team of Owen Byrns, Drew Cline, and Matt Simpson placed first in the Global Issues Problem Solving Competition and earned a Two/Six Award for Excellence in Writing.

The middle division individual competitors’ work was evaluated against other individual competitors state wide.  Scarlett Anderson placed third in the middle division Global Issues Problem Solving Individual  Competition and Vanessa Anderson placed  fifth.

All of the Nisswa and Forestview FPS teams and individuals finished  “in the ribbons", and earned berths to the State Future Problem Solving Competition. The State FPS Competition will be held on March 28 at St. Cloud Apollo High School. The topic is Living in Poverty.  Future Problem Solving is coached by Sheila Johnston, a community volunteer. 
You can find information about the Future Problem Solving Program at www.mnfpsp.org.