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Sussex Academy teams excel at Odyssey of the Mind state finals

The Email Must Go Through team placed second in Delaware's Odyssey of the mind finals, winning a chance to compete in the World Championship on May 22 at Michigan State University.  Members include (standing, l-r) Coach Elizabeth Kirschner, Kaylee Velasquez, Lee Downs, Chloe Bartholomew, Dylan Baldwin and Claire Sullivan, along with Odyssey of the Mind raccoon mascot, OMER; seated are Pete Vasilikos and Wes Kirschner. SOURCE SUBMITTED
April 8, 2013

Two teams from the Sussex Academy in Georgetown competed at the Odyssey of the Mind Delaware State Finals Tournament in Smyrna March 23.

One team competed in The Email Must Go Through, finishing second, qualifying them to attend the World Finals on May 22 at Michigan State University. Team members include Wes Kirschner, Claire Sullivan, Lee Downs, Chloe Bartholomew, Kaylee Velasquez, Pete Vasilikos and Dylan Baldwin, along with coach Elizabeth Kirschner.

The second team competed in It’s How You Look at It and placed fourth. The team members were Jalen Levenberry, Connor Hall, Robert Van Pelt, Claire Loftus, Marika Vasilikos, Jax Polve and Sarah Ashmore, with coaches Courtney and Anthony Powell.