Emma Hudson-Mairet, a sixth-grade student from , took fourth place in the Future Problem Solving (FPS) International Bowl at Indiana University in early June.
Hudson-Mairet placed first in the Junior Division Individual Booklet Writing state event, which qualified her for the international competition. She placed fourth in the FPS International Junior Division Global Issues Problem-solving Individual Competition.
fifth-grade teacher Renae MacCudden coached Hudson-Mairet.
FPS programs engage students in critical thinking and creative problem solving. FPBSI, founded in 1974 by creativity pioneer E. Paul Torrance, professor emeritus at the University of Georgia, consists of affiliate programs throughout the United States, Australia, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Korea and Singapore