Rockford sends 14 teams to Odyssey of the Mind state finals

This Cannonsburg Elementary School Odyssey of the Mind team is one of 24 teams that took part in competition the weekend of March 24 and 25. The team members are (pictured l–r) Carli Kelley, Hallie McClelland, Claire Danko, Gena Laurent, Megan Witte, Masy Folcik and Emma LaPlante.

Fourteen Rockford Odyssey of the Mind teams will be competing at Davenport University in Caledonia on April 21 for the chance to adventure on to the world finals competition held this year in Ames, Iowa in late May.

Teams advancing include two from Rockford High School, five from North Rockford Middle School, two from East Rockford Middle School, two from Cannonsburg Elementary School, and one each from Parkside, MeadowRidge and Roguewood elementary schools.

If you would like a copy of the Rockford state finals schedule, it can be found online at the RockfordSchools.org website.

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