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Dodge Middle School students Case Pollock, Jack Sewpersaud, Reece Torbert and Devin Beck make up the school's new Future Problem Solvers team. They qualified for the state competition in the team's first year.

DMS students earn state berth for first-year Future Problem Solvers team


The Farmington School District will send its first team to the Future Problem Solving state competition next month, which is pretty impressive. What's more impressive, though, is that this is Farmington's first year participating in the Future Problems Solvers program.

The team hails from Dodge Middle School, where seventh graders Devin Beck, Reece Torbert and Case Pollock and sixth grader Jack Sewpersaud are enrolled in the Gifted and Enhanced Learning program.

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Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard started covering the Farmington community in June, 1994. Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications: News-Editorial from Mankato State University in 1991. She is an active member of the Farmington American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189, and acts as the volunteer coordinator for the Minnesota Newspaper Museum which is open annually during the Minnesota State Fair. She has earned Minnesota Newspaper Association awards in Investigative Reporting, Local News Coverage, Feature Photography and Column Writing. 
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