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Odyssey of the Mind Team Advances to World Finals

Odyssey of the Mind Team 3 students, posing with trophy.

The Spring Grove Odyssey of the Mind teams did an amazing job representing Spring Grove Area Middle School at States! All three teams competing at the State Competition utilized cooperation, creativity, critical thinking and collaboration to compete in this awesome event! 
The Spring Grove Team 3 Kate Warne the Musical team placed 2nd overall in the state and has qualified for the World Finals being held at Iowa State University!!! Comments from the judges included “very classy, striking, detailed set pieces, well though out props/costumes with great craftsmanship", "great artistic quality, attention to detail, and symbolism", and "beautiful handmade clothes and hats, nice job using scrap pieces to make new and beautiful things”. Judges also appreciated the student-written music and lyrics.

Team 3 members:

  • Bryan Myers
  • Faith Champagne
  • Scarlett Barshinger
  • Carolina Richards
  • Leah Hoopes
  • Ada Miller
  • Julia Tackett

Team 1 Escape V’room came in 5th place in the state overall.  Team 2 Odyssey ReOMvention came in seventh for their "Spontaneous" problem. 

Best of luck to Team 3 at the World Finals in May! To learn more about Odyssey of the Mind, visit