Heritage Girls to Odyssey Worlds

Please Help to Send the  Heritage E-STEM Middle School Teams to the 2018 Odyssey of the Mind World Finals.  We CAN do it! It's exciting when one school team makes it to the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals, but when three teams from one school  make the cut -- Wow!  

Through hard work, creating (and recreating), and stretching our minds, we have advanced from State to the World competition!    

Meet the team:

We can't wait to represent our school-Heritage E-STEM Middle School, the city of West Saint Paul and our State-Minnesota at the Odyssey of the Mind 2018 World Finals, May 22-27, at Iowa State University where we will compete along with an anticipated 800 teams from AROUND THE WORLD - Photo above is from a recent World competition.  But we need your help to get there!
 There are a total of 17 girls on 3 teams from 1 school.  And yes, those 3 teams are ALL GIRLS representing Heritage at World Finals.  The cost per girl is $600 for room, board, food and travel.  

They have been raising money already but WE NEED YOUR HELP!!  

Donations will go to Heritage Boosters and are tax deductible under their 501 c3 status. 100% of all donations collected will go directly toward travel and room & board expenses for our teams and coaches.   

----Deadline is April 28th----

Please consider making a donation, no matter how small.  Everything adds up.  It also helps us if you share this Go Fund Me with all of your Facebook, Instagram and Twitter friends.  The more people who see it, the more money we can raise to offset the cost for these young ladies!    Deadline is April 28th!

Odyssey of the Mind is an international educational program that provides creative problem-solving opportunities for students from kindergarten through college. Team members apply their creativity to solve problems that range from building mechanical devices to presenting their own interpretation of literary classics. They then bring their solutions to competition on the local, state, and World level. Thousands of teams from throughout the U.S. and from about 25 other countries participate in the program. You can learn about it at  Odyssey of the Mind 
On behalf of  Ella Carr, Savannah Carr, Nina Cisneros, Olivia Tomassetti,  Katrina Wicker, Elaina Blazei, Elise Buzzell, Kathryn Lewis, Katy Lyford, Ellie Orpen, Alex Taney, Sophia Todaro,  Bridget Cisneros, Grace Blazei, Sophia Agan, Zoë Lewis, and Arleahna Mims- We thank you! 


  • Annoymous  
    • $75 (Offline)
    • 24 mos
  • Catheryn Lewis Family 
    • $100 (Offline)
    • 24 mos
  • Wicker Family 
    • $300 (Offline)
    • 24 mos
  • George Krueger 
    • $25 
    • 24 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $45 
    • 24 mos
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Julie Schanke Lyford 
Saint Paul, MN
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