Members of the school’s Powerful Purple Penguins Destination Imagination team earned a trip to the D.I. Global Competition.
The team must raise $8,000 to attend the international event, which takes place in Knoxville, Tennessee next month.
Friday evening, students paid $2 each for a strip of duct tape, and got to tape their principal to a wall in the school’s gymnasium.
“Just an experience you don’t get in school because it’s hands on,” says team manager Rachel Moser. “It’s a lot of teamwork learning, a lot of creative critical thinking skills that you can’t develop behind a desk.”
The students held another fundraisers throughout the week, including a coin war, bake sale, and movie night.
Copyright 2016 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.