Loudoun County Public Schools Headed to Odyssey of the Mind World Finals

 


Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) was well represented at the 2023 Virginia State Tournament for Odyssey of the Mind at Tuscarora High School on April 15. Schools from around the Commonwealth competed on five topics in one of three divisions. The schools that placed will head to World Finals in May. Highlights from the event include:

  • Tuscarora High School took first place in “The Most Dramatic Problem Ever” for Division III

  • Riverside High School took second place in “Classics…The Walls of Troy” for Division III

  • Belmont Ridge Middle School took first place in “Classics…The Walls of Troy” for Division II

  • Harper Park Middle School took first place in “Because iCan” for Division II

  • Harmony Middle School took second place in “Classics…The Walls of Troy” for Division II

  • Hamilton Elementary School took second place in “Because iCan” for Division I

  • Round Hill Elementary School took second place in “Pirates and the Treasure” for Division I

  • Rosa Lee Carter Elementary School took second place in “Where’s the Structure” for Division I

“We are all very proud of our Odyssey of the Mind competitors. It is wonderful to see them demonstrating the essential skills of creativity, collaboration and communication they learn in the classroom,” said Dr. Ashley Ellis, LCPS Deputy Superintendent. “It is a joy to see these students apply these same skills to fun and challenging problem-solving activities.”


For a full list of the winners, please visit Virginia Odyssey of the Mind. Eligible schools complete at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan, from May 24-27 in the World Finals.





Published May 1, 2023