Founders Breaking BEARriers club was founded by six middle school students in 2019. All six founders belong to the Destination Imagination team “Gigantic Teddybears” which was started in 2014. Anthony LiI am a 8th grader at Fallon middle school and very interested in debate. I did Lincoln Douglas debate for 3 years and counting. I play basketball, swim, and many other sports. I am excited to be giving back to the community and be able to show my gratitude to everyone who guided me to where I am today. Ryanne MaHello, my name is Ryanne Ma. I am in eighth grade at Wells middle school in Dublin. I have been doing Destination imagination for six years. I wanted to be part of this club in order to help others become more creative and use their imagination. I also want to help people gain more teamwork skills, which will be very useful in the future. I have a little brother named Andrew. In my free time, I like to read, do kung fu, and play video games. Summer ShiMy name is Summer Shi, and I am a part of the Breaking Bearriers. Among the other 5 co-founders, we strive to help students in Destination Imagination training and problem solving skills. I have been debating for a few years and recently entered the Middle School Debate League. Along with debate, I also enjoy golf, oil painting and piano in my spare time. I wanted to start giving back to the community after all these years because when we were young, the community gave us lots of guidance that allowed us to be where we are today. Kevin TangI am an 8th grader at Hart Middle School who likes to swim, read, play saxophone. I also have an interest in astronomy. I am extremely excited to be accepted into California All-Northern and All-State Bands as an alto saxophone player. Along with these accomplishments, I am delighted to help our community and helping people with their problem-solving skills in the process of improving our society. Hi! I’m Angelina, an eighth-grader at Fallon Middle School. I am a part of the Destination Imagination team The Gigantic Teddybears. In my spare time, I love to read, draw, or play with my dog. I have an intense love for boba tea. I hope that our Breaking BEARriers club can inspire people to think creatively and outside of the box. Chloe XuI am a swimmer on the Pleasanton Seahawks, with numerous Junior Olympic and Far Western times. I am currently working hard to get a sectional time this year. I also love playing trumpet, and I am thrilled to have been accepted into the All State jazz band. I am excited to be a part of Hart Middle School’s amazing wind ensemble and jazz band. I am grateful for an opportunity to help my community and those around me.