Two of Woodward North's Odyssey of the Mind teams competed in the World Finals held at Iowa State University at the end of May. Teams competed in three categories including Long Term, Style, and Spontaneous. The Triathlon Travels Team (Rumana S., Haily C., Dylan I., Carson C., Alisha S., Layla P., and Kendall B., coached by Leena Smith, Nadia Mohammed, and Eric Brown) and the Animal House Team (Tanay I., Nitin R., Aidan C., Ansley C., Nora A., Anton P., and Krish R., coached by Kristin Chapman and Prashant Iyengar) both placed fourth in their problem and division. The Animal House Team also came in first place in the spontaneous category.
More than 830 teams from around the world competed in the 39th Odyssey of the Mind World Finals. The competition emphasizes creativity and teamwork and has grown into the largest international creative problem-solving competition worldwide.