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Odyssey of the Mind team heads to finals

The Balsa Blasters, an Odyssey of the Mind team from Sycamore Creek Elementary School, has advanced to the world finals after receiving a creativity award at the state competition. They will be traveling to Ames, Iowa, May 22-27 to compete against teams from across the United States and from 25 other countries. Team members are Brennan Kramling, Joel Warsing, Allison Moore, Luis Sanchez, Grant Scotto, Will Kurz and Taylor White.

Lonerider Brewing Company, 8816 Gulf Court #100, Raleigh, will hold a fundraiser to help with the team’s traveling expenses from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 5. For more information or to make a donation, visit balsablasters.webs.com.