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On Saturday, March 10, 2012, Onslow County Schools hosted the Coastal Region Odyssey of the Mind Tournament. Held at Northside High and Jacksonville Commons Middle Schools, we welcomed 41 schools – most with multiple teams – from 36 counties of Eastern North Carolina. Odyssey of the Mind is based on problem-solving, team effort, perseverance and sportsmanship. Competitive activities are performed as a team in five different areas, or “problems.” Teams of students devise creative and unusual ways to come up with a solution. While winners are determined, and will advance to the next level, the greatest value, according to the Coastal Region Co-Directors, is “in the process rather than the result.”

Onslow County had 18 schools participate in the tournament, representing elementary (10), middle (6) and high school (2) levels. The first and second place teams in each division advance to the North Carolina Odyssey of the Mind State Tournament to be held on March 31, 2012 at Wingate University. Follow these links to find out more about NC Odyssey of the Mind and the NCOM Coastal Region.

Onslow County Odyssey of the Mind Teams and Results:

Ooh-Motional Vehicle – Division I

  • Swansboro Elementary
  • Queens Creek Elementary

Weird Science – Division I

  • 3rd Place – Stateside Elementary
  • Richlands Elementary
  • Blue Creek Elementary

Weird Science – Division II

  • 3rd Place – Swansboro Middle
  • Dixon Middle

Weird Science – Division III

  • 3rd Place – Richlands High

To Be or Not To Be – Division I

  • 2nd Place – Parkwood Elementary (state qualifier)
  • Dixon Elementary
  • Carolina Forest Elementary
  • Richlands Elementary

To Be or Not To Be – Division II

  • 2nd Place – New Bridge Middle (state qualifier)
  • Hunters Creek Middle
  • Northwoods Park Middle
  • Dixon Middle
  • Jacksonville Commons Middle

To Be or Not To Be – Division III

  • 2nd Place – Northside High (state qualifier)

You Make the Call – Division II

  • Dixon Middle

You Make the Call – Division III

  • 2nd Place – Richlands High (state qualifier)

Odyssey Angels – Division I

  • 2nd Place – Carolina Forest Elementary (state qualifier)
  • 3rd Place – Swansboro Elementary
  • Clyde Erwin Elementary
  • Richlands Elementary
  • Jacksonville Commons Elementary

Odyssey Angels – Division II

  • 3rd Place – New Bridge Middle
  • Hunters Creek Middle
  • Swansboro Middle
  • Northwoods Park Middle

Odyssey Angels – Division III

  • 3rd Place - Northside High

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