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MacArthur Wins 2017 Odyssey Of The Mind World Finals - Source Alexandria news

Posted on May 31,2017
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A team of students from Douglas MacArthur Elementary School has been named World Champions after winning first place in the 2017 Odyssey of the Mind World Finals at Michigan State University(Courtesy Photo)

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ALEXANDRIA, VA. - A team of students from Douglas MacArthur Elementary School has been named World Champions after winning first place in the 2017 Odyssey of the Mind World Finals at Michigan State University over the weekend.

MacArthur 5th graders Henry Anderson, Keira Bosland, Tate Fagan, Miriam Gortner, Walker Kopp, and Anna Mouthrop took first prize for their problem-solving and creativity skills in a field of teams from 20 countries that included Canada, China, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Poland, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Korea, Switzerland, and across the United States.

The MacArthur team won their place in the Michigan final by placing first in the state. They then went on to complete against 69 other teams for the first place spot. A team from George Washington Middle School also won a place in the World Final, placing ninth in their field of 72 teams in the World Finals.

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