At the Coastal Regional Tournament in Swansboro, all three of the Odyssey of the Mind teams from Kitty Hawk Elementary School placed within the top five, with two teams moving on to state competition at East Carolina University on April 6. The team tackling Problem #2 Mechanical placed second and will go to state competition. They are Eli Kunz, Anthony Contristan, Elizabeth Quinn, Ellery Knight and Ophelia Threewitt.
The team for Problem #3 Classics, pictured, will also go to state competition after placing second. From left they are Carter White, Gray Hudspeth, Michael Batchelor, Ethan Couey, Addison Knight and Charlotte Chappelle. Not shown is Jacob Schleiden.
For Problem #1 Vehicle, the team placed fourth. They are Henry Hargis, Winston Rowe, Ian Williams, Blake Medler, Brody Moore and Brenden Watters.