Valwood in the News

Odyssey of the Mind Regionals

February 22, 2016

Valwood hosted the 2016 Odyssey of the Mind Regional Tournament this weekend, welcoming in over 25 schools from around south Georgia. The ages ranged from kindergarten to high school students, with winners advancing to Columbus, Georgia, for the State Tournament on April 9th.

One of those teams advancing was Valwood’s 3rd grade squad coached by Keri Routsong. Their performance in the “Long Term Problem: Aesop Gone Viral” category earned them accolades from the judges and a spot in the state tournament with the chance to move on to the World Competition. The team members are: Kendall Drumheller, Blake Hasty, Sophia Hatfield, Murphy Johnson, Jake Kerns, Jaxson Routsong, and Taylor Sparrow.