Two of Centerville's six TAG teams that competed last month at the State Odyssey contest will be attending world nationals next week.
Of the teams at Howar Middle School and Lakeview Elementary School, the eighth grader and sixth grade teams both qualified. They will travel to Michigan for the World Finals at Michigan State University starting May 26, with students returning May 26.
On the eighth grade team that finished first at the state competition in Ames on April 6, and qualified for world finals, was Alyssa Koestner, Emma Weber, Breckyn Carney, Ava Hutton, Josey Morrow and Sam Hash. On the sixth grade team that qualified for world finals after a second place finish in Ames were Molly Moore, Noelle Craver, Jessica Rudacille, Kyler Johnson and Veronica Hayes.
Six teams in total went to the state competition on April 6 and of that five placed.