From Staff Reports
Some of Wylie’s brightest minds traveled April 24-26, representing the Wylie Future Problem Solvers at the Texas Future Problem Solving Program State Bowl held in Austin. Groups competed in the Global Issues and Community Problem Solving contests alongside students from across the state.
Wylie’s FPS groups were derived from three schools; Davis Intermediate, Harrison Intermediate and McMillan Junior High,
In the Global Issues division students read a future scene, identified the challenges and posed viable solutions. They then evaluated solutions to create a written action plan to present to a specific audience.
The Community Problem Solving students applied their FPS skills and creativity to solve real problems within the community.
The McMillan students participating in Global Issues included Ainsley Halperin, Kylie Hamil, Montana McKay, Kwame Mensah, Charlotte Mosby, Skylar Shaw, Evelyn Slaughter, Blythe Tigert and Cal Vinson, semi-finalists.
Victor Ekpenyong, of the Global Issues Alternate Team placed 2nd.
The McMillan team is coached by Atlanta Tigert.
Davis students on the team included are Carris Mosby, Isabella Ospina, Peter Raebel and Gabriella Williams, Global Issues Semi-Finalists; Jake Skelton, Ben Trevino, Cameron Brewster, Nathan Jones, Global Issues 10th Place; Delany Ayers, Iman Baraso, Jacob Delacruz, Uduak Ekpenyong, Bradley Fletcher, Jordan Hudgins, Emily Kizer, Seth Lozano, Mikaylee Morton, Rihana Nesru, Brandon Nguyen, Kate Vinson, Blaine Winn and Eliana Yared, First Place Community Leadership Project Throwaway Ponies; and Kate Vinson, Most Innovative Project and Junior Division Grand Champion Community Project SMARTgirls.
The Davis team is coached by Ann Darby, Karen Jordan and Henry Mosler.
The Harrison Intermediate team included Jaxon Etmus, Natalie Mills, Emily Smyder, Taryn Teggatz and Simon Ung, Global Issues Semi-Finalists; and Kirsten Adams, Kolby Atkins, Brianna Beamer, Saverio Cimino, Ashley Goss, Joshua Hollingsworth, Javan Lopez, Sidney McCreery, Izzy McCreery, Nathan McCreery, Brian Satterwhite, Sarah Satterwhite, Raymond Shirley, Jonah Stone, Emma Taylor, Jordan Tice, Everett Vasquez and Davia Williams, First Place Community Health and Safety Project F.A.K.T.S.
Harrison’s team is coached by Aimee Howard and Dale Ramirez.