• FHS OOTM Team placed  1st at Regionals, 2nd at States and placed 9th at World Finals at Iowa State University , May 2018.














    For the 2018-2019 School year, If you are interested in the OOTM program please contact Mrs. Tsuda at marie.tsuda@lcps.org asap.  Pictured below is the FHS OOTM winning at the State Tournament and advancing to World Finals. Team placed 9th at World Finals!  Congratulations!!!

    Welcome to the Freedom High School Odyssey of the Mind Site!

    Freedom's Odyssey of the Mind Program began in 2013, and has been funded by the FHS PTSA. Thank you to the PTSA for their continued support and assistance.

    FHS Staff Sponsor and  FHS Coordinator : Marie Tsuda  
    For more information about Odyssey of the Mind please visit the website: http://www.odysseyofthemind.com/

    Odyssey of the Mind
    Is an international educational program that provides creative problem-solving opportunities for students from kindergarten through college. Team members apply their creativity to solve problems that range from building mechanical devices to presenting their own interpretation of literary classics. They then bring their solutions to competition on the local, state, and World level. Thousands of teams from throughout the U.S. and from about 25 other countries participate in the program. (Odyssey of the Mind Website)
    2018-2019 School Year - For the past 6 years in a row, FHS teams have placed 1st at Regionals, 1st and 2nd at State Tournament thereby advancing to World Finals.  In 2017 FHS earned 1st place at World Finals (Problem I, Division III), and 2018 FHS earned 9th place at World Finals (Problem 3, Division III). FHS has earned a strong reputation for doing well at OOTM competitions. For 2019 school year, the FHS team being all Juniors decided not to compete and concentrate on their academic school work.  The team has also volunteered to host a first ever Spontaneous Workshop at FHS to help teams prepare for tournament, offered coaching advice to a Liberty Elementary School OOTM team in the Freedom Community, and served at Judges at the Region 14 and 16 OOTM tournaments. 
    2017-2018  School Year - 
    Freedom HS 2nd Place at Virginia State Odyssey of the Mind Tournament and Advancing to World Finals in Iowa State Universty May 23-26, 2018. 
    Freedom HS 1st Place Region 14 Tournament: Problem 3, Division III
    Team Members: Angelina Tsuda, Kirti Shukla, Ankita Somalwar, Cassie Thomas, Amanda Wilfong, Reva Kodre and Rhea Kulkarni. Coached by Marie Tsuda.
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    Pictured from Left to Right: Ankita Somalwar, Kirti Shukla, Angelina Tsuda, Reva Kodra, Amanda Wilfong, Cassie Thomas and Rhea Kulkarni w/ Mrs. Tsuda.
    2016-2017 School Year:  First Place at World Finals!!!!!
    Freedom 1st Place at Regionals, States and World Finals ;  Problem 1, Division III
    Team Members: Michael Munley, Zander Rodriguez, Viginia Campbell, Apeckchha Pradhan, Aditi Shukla, Manisha Kusuma and Sarana Adhikari,  Coaches: Bill and Judy Munley; 
    Freedom 1st  Place at Regionals Problem 3, Division III
    Team Members: Angelina Tsuda, Ankita Somalwar, Kirti Shukla, Reva Kodra, Cassie Thomas, Rhea Kulkarni and Amanda Wilfong. 
    Freedom 1st Place at Regionals, States and World Finals ;  Problem 1, Division III
    Team Members: Michael Munley, Zander Rodriguez, Viginia Campbell, Apeckchha Pradhan, Aditi Shukla, Manisha Kusuma and Sarana Adhikari
    Freedom 2015-2016:
    1st Place at Regionals and 2nd Place at State Tournament - Advancing to World Finals in Iowa State University. Vehicle Problem
    Coaches: Carin Campbell and Marie Tsuda
    Team Members: Virginia Campbell, Achuta Kumar, Soumya Misha, Hailey Ngo, Cassie Parks, Alexander Rodriguez and Alexis Thomas. 
    Freedom 2014-2015   
    1st Place at Regionals, 1st place at State Tournament and advanced to World Finals at Michigan State in May 2015.   
    Coaches: Bill and Judy Munley, Team Members are: Manisha Kusuma, Michael Munley, Apeckchha Pradhan, Tanya Ravi, Alay Shah and Aditi Shukla
    1st Place Problem 5, Division III at Regionals. Team coached by Terence Fangyen and Marie Tsuda won 1st place in the "Pandora's Box" problem, Division III.  Members are: Hailey Ngo, Vy Nguyen, Josephine Johannes, Jamie Lee, Catherine Lam, Shuchi Sanyal and Rachel Fangyen.
    Freedom 2013-2014 
    Freedom High School Odyssey of the Mind Team won 1st Place, Division III, Problem 5 at Regionals and at State Tournament. Team advances to World Finals.  Team members are: Michael Munley, Alay Shah,  Aditi Shukla, Marcus Jackson, Manisha Kusuma and Tanya Ravi.
Last Modified on June 13, 2019