Roguewood Odyssey team places first in state finals

They solved the Nature Trail ‘R Problem in Division I and took 1st place at States, following their 1st place at Regionals last month.  The team is mostly fourth graders with one 3rd grader all from Roguewood Elementary.  The team will continue on to the 2010 OM Worlds Competition held at MSU next month.

The Team: Maggie McCall, Jack Merchun, Julia Scheffler, Ally Johnson, Will Merchun, Carson Banfield & Ray McCall. Back Row: Coaches Julie Merchun, Nancy Johnson and Katy Scheffler pictured with Omer, the official mascot of Odyssey of the Mind.

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