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Six Richland One Teams Qualify  for 2019 Odyssey of the Mind World Finals

 

 

Odyssey of the Mind logo Six teams from Richland One will be competing with students from around the globe after qualifying for the 2019 Odyssey of the Mind World Finals Competition, which will be held in May at Michigan State University.

 

Richland One teams won big at the state competition on March 23. W.J. Keenan High School’s team brought home a first-place trophy. C.A. Johnson High School’s team captured a second-place win. Lewis Greenview Elementary School had two teams to qualify as first-place winners. One of Greenview’s teams also earned a Ranatra Fusca Award for outstanding creativity. Brockman Elementary School had a first-place team, as well as a second-place qualifying team. First-place and second-place division winners qualify for the World Finals, where teams from across the nation and more than 25 countries compete.

 

Odyssey of the Mind is an international education program which requires students to be creative, quick thinkers in solving problems ranging from building mechanical devices to presenting their own interpretation of literary classics. Thousands of teams from around the world from kindergarten through college compete for local, state and world honors.

 

Richland One is very proud of all of its winners and congratulates them on their excellent performances. Members of the teams include the following students:

 

W.J. Keenan High School

Members of Keenan’s first-place qualifying team include Alliyah Anderson, Darius Anderson, Nysharia Brown, Laterrius Evans, Kaylah Laval and Kristjan Scott.

 

C.A. Johnson High School

Members of C.A. Johnson’s second-place qualifying team include Tylia Wilson, Kayleigh Rivers, Destiny Drain, DaZaria Thompson, Aaisha Seabrook and Kianna Joseph.

 

Brockman Elementary School

Members of Brockman’s first-place qualifying team include Ellie Holt, Evie Duffy, Truit Sypert, Lydea Broughton, Ben Cole and Caroline Kuhn. Members of Brockman’s second-place qualifying team include Daniel Brown, Ruby Cecchini, Mia Kosciusko, Carter Levens, Lucas Scheer and Brooke Bailey.

 

Lewis Greenview Elementary School Team

Members of Lewis Greenview’s team that won a first-place award, as well as an outstanding creativity award, include Ariyana Graves-Wood, Sariah Reaves, Makayla Harris, Karmen Jamison, Christian Pearson, Khabir McLawhorn and Leah Collins. Members of Lewis Greenview’s other first-place team include Jaelah Middleton, Justin Washington, Tre' Pearson, Azaria Cassells, Kyra Jones, Naja Jackson and Carhi Wilson.

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Keenan Oldysee

Six teams from Richland One, including this one from W.J. Keenan High School, qualified for the 2019 Odyssey of the Mind World Finals Competition, which will be held in May at Michigan State University. Members of Keenan’s first-place qualifying team include Nysharia Brown, Laterrius Evans, Zion Murphy, Darius Anderson, Kaylah Laval, Alliyah Anderson and Kristjan Scott.

 

Johnson Odyssey

A team from C.A. Johnson High School qualified for the 2019 Odyssey of the Mind World Finals Competition, which will be held in May at Michigan State University. Members of the school’s second-place qualifying team include Tylia Wilson, Kayleigh Rivers, Destiny Drain, DaZaria Thompson, Aaisha Seabrook and Kianna Joseph.

 

Brockman Odyssey

As first-place state winners, this team of Brockman Elementary School students qualified for the 2019 Odyssey of the Mind World Finals Competition, where they will compete with students from around the world. Members of the team include (front row) Evie Duffy, Ellie Holt, Caroline Kuhn, Benjamin Cole, (back row) Lydea Broughton and Truit Sypert. The World Finals will be held in May at Michigan State University.

 

Brockman Odyssey 2

As second-place state winners, this team from Brockman Elementary School qualified for the 2019 Odyssey of the Mind World Finals Competition, which will be held in May at Michigan State University. Members of the team include (front row) Daniel Brown, Carter Levens, Ruby Cecchini, Mia Kosciusko, (back row) Brooke Bailey and Lucas Scheer. At the World Finals, they will compete with students from around the nation and 25 countries at this international creativity and problem-solving competition.

 

Greenview Odyssey

Two teams from Lewis Greenview Elementary School, including this one, qualified for the 2019 Odyssey of the Mind World Finals Competition. This team won a first-place award and an award for outstanding creativity at the state qualifying competition. Members of the team pictured left to right are (front row) students Ariyana Graves-Wood, Sariah Reaves, Makayla Harris, Karmen Jamison; (second row) team coach Dennis Law, students Christian Pearson, Khabir McLawhorn and Leah Collins; and (third row) coach Althea Houser. Not shown is coach Priscilla Buckson.

 

Greenview Odyssey

As first-place state winners, this team of Lewis Greenview Elementary School students qualified for the 2019 Odyssey of the Mind World Finals Competition, where they will compete with students from the United States and 25 countries. Members of the team pictured left to right are (front row) coach Jonathan Abernathy; (second row) students Jaelah Middleton, Justin Washington, Tre' Pearson, Azaria Cassells; and (third row) coach La'Tonya Wilson, Kyra Jones, Naja Jackson, Carhi Wilson and coach Shawnita Abernathy.

 

Media inquiries should be directed to the Richland One Office of Communications at 231-7504 or 231-7510.

 

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