AH places in Odyssey finals

June 20th, 2015 6:52 pm

First Posted: 8/5/2009

Abington Heights Odyssey of the Mind Teams had a competition day for the Odyssey of the Mind State Finals, held April 18 in Williamsport. The top teams from across the state met for a day of fun and challenges. The first and second place teams earned the right to advance to World Finals on May 27 to May 31 at Iowa State University, Ames IA. Odyssey of the Mind is funded by the Abington Heights Educational Improvement Organization. The following Abington Heights teams placed at the Odyssey of the Mind State Finals: FIRST PLACE: Abington Heights Middle School Team A: Shock Waves (Structure) Div I: Kevin Albright, Brendan Conahan, Joey Fazio, Grace Hambrose, Sam Jubon, Marissa Lewis and Daniel Neary, coached by Christine Neary and Rose Fazio. SECOND PLACE: Abington Heights Middle School Team A: Earth Trek (Vehicle) Div II Celine Brunetti, Evan Eckersley, Christopher Ferrario, Patrick Lange, Jacob Ross and Taylor Ross, coached by Amy Lange and Terese Brunetti. Abington Heights High School: Earth Trek (Vehicle) Div IIIJeremy Adelman, Carolyn Armstrong, David Lange, Abby Lenahan, Justin Goreschak, Lizzie Wardach and Eric Wasser, coached by Mary Beth Adelman and Evelyn Fontanella. THIRD PLACE:Abington Heights Middle School Team A: Teach Yer Creature (Technical) Div IMichael Beck, Joey Fulton, Ben Oon, Evan Phillips, Emily Jonsson, Stephen Sokalsky and Bradley Sopinski, coached by Mats Jonsson and Sue Fulton. Abington Heights Middle School Team A: Teach Yer Creature (Technical) Div IIJason Bamford, Rhiannon Gray, Josie LaCoe, Ellen Leightcap, Emily Leightcap, Laine Murphey and Nicole Stefko, coached by Peggy LaCoe. Eighty Odyssey of the Mind teams from around the region competed at the Pocono Mountain West High School. Abington Heights entered the competition with 19 teams comprised of students from grades kindergarten through 12. Abington Heights Odyssey of the Mind Teams are funded in large part by the Abington Heights Educational Improvement Organization ( ). ABINGTON HEIGHTS FIRST PLACE: Middle School Team A: Teach Yer Creature (Technical) Div I: Michael Beck, Joey Fulton, Ben Oon, Evan Phillips, Emily Jonsson, Stephen Sokalsky, Bradley Sopinski, coached by Mats Jonsson and Sue Fulton. Middle School Team A: Shock Waves (Structure) Div I: Kevin Albright, Brendan Conahan, Joey Fazio, Grace Hambrose, Sam Jubon, Marissa Lewis and Daniel Neary, coached by Christine Neary and Rose Fazio. Middle School Team A: Earth Trek (Vehicle) Div II: Celine Brunetti, Evan Eckersley, Christopher Ferrario, Patrick Lange, Jacob Ross and Taylor Ross, coached by Amy Lange and Terese Brunetti. High School Earth Trek (Vehicle) Div III: Jeremy Adelman, Carolyn Armstrong, David Lange, Abby Lenahan, Justin Goreschak, Lizzie Wardach and Eric Wasser, coached by Mary Beth Adelman and Evelyn Fontanella. ABINGTON HEIGHTS SECOND PLACE: Newton-Ransom Lost Labors of Heracles (Classics) Div I Jack Abdalla, Timmy Habeeb, Brooke Reiner,Drew Rothka, Wyatt Sebring, Mikayla Spott and Andy Wardach. Coached by Tim Habeeb and Kevin Sebring. Middle School Team A: Teach Yer Creature (Technical) Div II Jason Bamford, Rhiannon Gray, Josie LaCoe, Ellen Leightcap, Emily Leightcap, Laine Murphey and Nicole Stefko, coached by Peggy LaCoe. Middle School Team C: Lost Labors of Heracles (Classics) Div IIAbbey Burke, Kanak Chattopadhyay, Tara Hambrose, Abby Healey, Elyse Notarianni, Andrew Rebebsky and Kenny White, coached by Laura Notarianni. Middle School Team B: Superstition (Dramatic) Div IISean Albright, Jake Arnold, Paige Eisenlohr, Tom Jubon, Celeste Neary and Panos Tsaklas, coached by Diana Pope-Albright and Tom Jubon. ABINGTON HEIGHTS THIRD PLACE:Middle School Team A: Earth Trek (Vehicle) Div IAdrianna Green, Alison Kane, Peter Nolan, Victoria Nolan, Stefan Olsen, Heather Page and Ethan Ross, coached by Linda Ross. Middle School Team B: Lost Labors of Heracles (Classics) Div IIElizabeth Bamford, Nicholas Beckish, Rachel Gilmore, Erica Griffin, Jessa Sablan, Gabe Sallstrom and Erin Schumacher, coached by Teresa and Steve Beckish.


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