VT kids going to Odyssey of the Mind World Finals


A group of students from the Brandon, VT area are preparing for Odyssey of the Mind World Finals.

They will head to Iowa State University at the end of the month, and they need your help.

The seven teenagers, who range in ages from 12 to 15 are hosting a ‘May the 4th’ party this coming Friday. It’s a fundraiser, to help cover expenses of the trip.

Bill Moore of the Town of Brandon says, the group is ran out of the recreation department.

The team will utilize the Brandon Town Hall Theater for Friday’s event. 

Keenan Hogan, one of the team members told Local 22 & Local 44 News that the group will perform a mockumentary of ‘The Hobbit’ at the World Finals.

“We can’t give away details, but, it has to include classic characters from the book,” said Hogan.

The total cost of the trip, $10,200. As of Tuesday, they have raised half of those funds. 

The group has started a GoFundMe account to help raise money for the trip.

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