St. John’s Odyssey of the Mind Team to Compete in World Finals
(Binghamton, NY) St. John the Evangelist’s Odyssey of the Mind Team will be competing in the World Finals at Michigan State University on May 24-27.
This honor follows their first place finish in regional and New York State Finals competitions.
The World Finals is an international, creative problem-solving competition hosting teams from throughout the U.S. and 20 different nations. This year over 825 teams from across the globe will be competing at the 38th Odyssey of the Mind World Finals.
St. John’s team consists of 7 students and 3 coaches. The estimated cost of their excursion is $18,000. The team is raising funds to help offset the costs. Those interested in helping the team can make checks out to St. John’s School and forward them to 9 Livingston Street, Binghamton, NY 13903.
Odyssey of the Mind is an international educational program whose mission is to provide creative problem solving opportunities for students. The competition emphasizes critical thinking and teamwork to solve students open-ended problems whose solutions are brought to life in a performance.
For information contact St. John’s Principal Jim Fountaine at 723-0703
70 Seminary Avenue
Binghamton, NY 13905