5 county teams headed to OM World finals

BERWICK – Five Lycoming County Odyssey of the Mind teams placed either first or second during state competition Saturday in Berwick and now will advance to OM World competition May 28-31 at Iowa State University.

Moving on as state champions were two teams from St. John Neumann Regional Academy and Schick Elementary in Loyalsock Township.

In the Driver’s Test problem Division I, Schick placed first, as did St. John Neumann in Division III. St. John Neumann’s other first came in Division I of the Not So Haunted House problem, where Loyalsock Middle School took a second in Division II.

Also moving on to Worlds is Montgomery Area Elementary School, which finished second in Division I of Stackable Structures.