“The 2017 Odyssey of the Mind World Finals was a creative extravaganza where more than 850 teams from all around the world shared their ideas and work.”
The international event, which took place at Michigan State University on May 24-27, had competitors from 37 states and 18 nations displaying their technical and creative talents.
The 4 teams from the Hall County School District, which had earned a spot in the 2017 World Finals by virtue of their 1st or 2nd Place finishes in the Georgia OM Championships, had outstanding showings in the World Finals. Their final standings are listed below:
- C.W. Davis Middle School–2nd Place–“Ready, Set, Balsa, Build!”
- World Language Academy—6th Place–“Odd-a-Bot”
- Flowery Branch High School—10th Place– “Odd-a-Bot”
- Flowery Branch High School,–25th Place–“To Be Continued: A Superhero Cliffhanger”