Monday, June 1, 2015

Results: OM World Finals

First Row: Rebecca Grekin, Emily Mitchell, Riley Fairchild, Jackie Nix, Isabella
Boone and Paloma June
Second Row: Edwin Parks, Jeremy Jackson, Nathan Lerner, Katie Coolidge and
Meg Schomburg
Not Pictured: Robert Kidd, Chris Guandique
Six qualifying Odyssey of the Mind World Finals teams from Spring Branch ISD competed May 20-23 on the campus of Michigan State University with more than 800 U.S. and international teams.

Representing Texas in the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals Competition held in East Lansing, Mich., were multiple teams from Spring Woods High, Westchester Academy for International Studies, Ridgecrest Elementary and Memorial Middle School.

Photographed are the Spring Woods High School team, coached by Iris Story, and the Westchester Academy’s Division 3 team, coached by Kim Coolidge. The Spring Woods team placed 20th and Westchester 26th out of 56 high school teams in a problem titled "Silent Movie, Problem 5."

Other SBISD teams competing in World Finals included the following:
  • Ridgecrest Elementary’s team, coached by Ryan Ferrugia and Anna Andrade, place 30th in the problem titled “Runaway Train.”
  • Westchester Academy’s Division 2 team, coached by Amy Schomburg, placed 16th, and
  • Memorial Middle’s Division 2 “Silent Movie” team placed 10th overall.
For more information on how to be part of an Odyssey of the Mind team, contact SBISD Council of PTAs Creativity Coordinator Iris Story at 713-690-1108, or email her at

1 comment :

  1. So proud of these teams for making it to World Finals! Way to go!


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