Live stream the Odyssey of the Mind recognition Tuesday, May 4, at 5 p.m.

UPDATE: Miss the Odyssey awards live stream? Watch the video here!


Tuesday, May 4, we  are recognizing our Pine Bush students who participated inA drawing of the statue of liberty in rainbow colors wearing a mask. Says New York State Odyssey of the Mind Association Odyssey of the Mind. The awards and recognition ceremony will be held at Pine Bush High School at 5 p.m. with health restrictions in place. However, if you would like to watch, you may live stream the ceremony here.

Participation was done remotely this year and all six of our Pine Bush teams placed in the regional competition.

Two teams – EJR and PBHS Theatrical – are moving beyond states to the world competition at the end of this month! The PBHS Theatrical team also received the Ranatra Fusca Creativity Award at the New York State tournament. And one of its team members, Georgia Camacho, received one of only four $750 scholarships from the New York State Odyssey of the Mind Association. 

We congratulate all who participated and did so well representing Pine Bush!

EJ Russell Elementary:  Coach Naomi Bush (Structure)

1st Place at Regionals       1st place at NYS Tournament

  • Madyson Atwell
  • Jackson Cosh
  • Howard Eriksen
  • Norah Germano
  • AJ Giannini
  • Hailey Schofield


PBHS:  Dan Aktas and Bobbi Walter (Theatrical)

1st Place Regionals 2nd Place NYS Tournament

  • Georgia Camacho
  • Madelyn Carpenter
  • Victoria Knight
  • Meryl Palinkas
  • Corrina Poindexter
  • James Sheeley


PBHS:  Bobbi Walter & Dan Aktas (Technical)

2nd Place Regionals 4th Place NYS Tournament

  • Abraham Ahmed
  • Elias Blumrath
  • Abigail Cassesse
  • Jenna Hopmayer
  • Deanna Lindau
  • Rebecca Magnetico
  • Tyler Sheeley


Crispell MS:  Coaches Stacey Mark & Matt Schomber(Structure)

2nd Place Regionals 4th Place NYS Tournament

  • Alanah Giannini
  • Brianna Reynolds
  • Natalie Scott
  • Jessica Sheeley
  • Kara Wittenberg


CVMS:  Coaches Samantha Petrosi and Garrett Randall (Theatrical)

2nd Place Regionals 5th Place NYS Tournament

  • Harris Blumrath
  • Rylee Hoornbeck
  • Olivia-Ziva Jones-Torres
  • Isabella Santiago


Crispell MS:  Coaches Matt Schomber & Stacey Mark (Technical)

2nd Place Regionals 6th Place NYS Tournament

  • Sienna Forbes
  • Leah Germano
  • James Halpin
  • Christopher O’Dell
  • Angus Russell
  • Morgan Schofield
  • Jake Thompson


Pine Bush Central School District
State Route 302, Pine Bush, NY 12566
Phone: (845) 744-2031
Fax: (845) 744-6189
Tim O. Mains
Superintendent of Schools
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