This team of dedicated sophomores and juniors made its sixth appearance at World Finals, having placed as high as 2nd in years past. This year, after placing 1st at Regional Competition, placing 1st at State Competition, and winning a Ranatra Fusca Creativity Award, the team took home the 1st place trophy at World Finals, earning the title World Champions. Over 25 countries and 820 teams competed at World Finals at Iowa State University. Sarasota Christian School has enjoyed a successful past with Odyssey of the Mind over its 11 year involvement with the program, sending 28 teams to State Competition and 17 teams to World Finals. The school has also graduated a team that placed consistently in the top 8 at World Finals in its last four World Final appearances.