Two WASD OM teams advance to state finals on April 10

Curtin OM Classics: From back left: Lynnae Campbell, Lily Hamilton, Ava Carter and Asher McClelland. At front from left is Cooper Gutberlet and Daniel Turner.

WILLIAMSPORT–Two Williamsport Area School District Odyssey of the Mind teams that virtually competed at the Regional Tournament on March 17 are headed to the State Finals.

This year’s contending teams from WASD were both represented by Curtin Intermediate School, with each advancing on first-place finishes.

The results of the regional tournament and team rosters are:

· Curtin Intermediate: First Place, Division II, “OMER and the Beanstalk,” coached by Spring Moore. Team members: Lynnae Campbell, Ava Carter, Cooper Gutberlet, Lily Hamilton, Asher McClelland and Daniel Turner.

· Curtin Intermediate: First Place, Division I, “Superhero Socks: A Cliffhanger Beginning,” coached by April Frank and Melanie Vail. Team members: Emily Frank, Cooper Gutberlet, Brayden Harpster, Chaedyn Lockard, Taylor Rockey and Alex Vail.

Curtin OM Theatrical: Pictured from left: Chaedyn Lockard, Alex Vail (laying), Emily Frank, Brayden Harpster and Taylor Rockey. At front, jumping, is Cooper Gutberlet.

The state tournament, which also will be held virtually, is scheduled for April 10.

Odyssey of the Mind is a competition that blends creativity, engineering and teamwork. It is 100 percent student-directed, with adult coaches acting as guides. For more information, or to review synopses of this year’s program problems, visit www.odysseyofthemind.org


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