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Ten Abington Heights School District Odyssey of the Mind teams will advance to the state finals at Pocono Mountain East on April 13. Odyssey of the Mind is funded by the Abington Heights Educational Improvement Organization.

Over 100 teams competed at the North Central regional tournament in March in Berwick, including two high school teams from Abington Heights.

Both of the Abington Heights teams placed first in their problem and division.

Results from the NCPA Odyssey tournament:

First Place:

Pet Project Div III Abington Heights High School Team A

Team: Celine Brunetti, Evan Eckersley, Ryan Kresge,

Josie LaCoe, Patrick Lange, Kate Wardach

Coach: Amy Lange

It’s How You Look At It Div III Abington Heights High School Team A

Team: Elizabeth Bamford, Nicholas Beckish, Rachel Gilmore, Alex Gockley,

Jessa Sablan, Joe Sileo, Sarah Uhranowsky

Coach: Theresa Beckish

The NEPA Odyssey of the Mind Regional competition was held on March 9, at Pocono Mountain West High School and 102 teams from across the region participated.

Abington Heights had 16 teams participating in Odyssey this year, with students from each school, Grades 2 – 12.

The first and second place teams will advance to State Finals, April 13, at Pocono Mountain East

Below are results for the Abington Heights teams that competed :

First Place:

ARTchitecture: The Musical Div I South Abington Elementary

Team: Jules Colombo, Ashley Hamilton, Emily McCabe, Joseph Rama,

Roy Slavin, Lily Whetsell, Kaelee Whipple

Coaches: Susan Potenzano, Gina McCabe

Email Must Go Through: Div III Abington Heights High School Team A

Team: Mark DeSeta, Joe Fulton, Matt Galaydick, Jared Levinson,

John McGarry, Evan Phillips, Stephen Sokalsky

Coaches: Sue Fulton, Bill Fulton

ARTchitecture: The Musical Div III Abington Heights High School Team A

Team: Madeline Belknap, Natalie Belknap, Ellen Brown, Kelsey Brown,

Emily Davis, Bryn Kizer, Meredith Westington

Coach: Debbie Belknap

Second Place:

Email Must Go Through: Div I Waverly

Team: Anthony Fazio, Amelia Farry, Lauren Heine,

Noell Prisco, Ryan Salony, Ariel Wells

Coach: Joe Fazio, Paul Salony

It’s How You Look At It Div I Clarks Summit Ele

Team: Claudia Kozar, Maddie Lucas, Colin Rooney, Eric Schuster,

Ryan Tinkelman, Chris Wickenheiser, Sean Wilkerson

Coach: Cathy Wickenheiser

Tumblewood Div I Abington Heights Middle School Team A

Team: Dominick DeSeta, Spencer Janus, Anna Marchetta,

Olivia Marchetta, Grace Phillips, Morgan Stiles, Josiah Severance

Coach: Deb Marchetta

ARTchitecture: The Musical Div II Abington Heights Middle School Team A

Team: Kate Coleman, Jordan Jarocha, Natalie Kozar, Victoria Munley,

Brenna Phillips, Danielle Sanok, Katie Walsh

Coach: Rose Phillips

Tumblewood Div II Abington Heights Middle School Team A

Team: Danny Habeeb , Timmy Habeeb, Curt Murphy, Jonathan Ross,

Stavros Tsaklas , Ben Ulmer, Andy Wardach,

Coaches: Arlis Ross, Lynne Wardach

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