Pagosa DI Nerds compete at Global Finals


Photo courtesy Joanne Irons Photo courtesy Joanne Irons

The Pagosa DI Nerds finished 14th out of 69 teams at the secondary-level “Laugh Art Loud” challenge at the Destination Imagination Global Finals at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.  The Global Finals took place from May 21-25 with 15 different countries, 8,000 student competitors ranging from elementary to university levels, and six different challenges that teams picked from. The DI Nerds attend Pagosa Springs High School and have been competing since elementary school. This is the third time the Nerds have competed at Global Finals. Pictured left to right: Matt Bowdridge, manager; Blake Irons; Miah Pitcher; Brooke Bowdridge; Addie Thompson and Cheryl Bowdridge, manager.