Odyssey Student: Meet Richard Aytch

Odyssey Student: Meet Richard Aytch

Q: How many years have you been with Odyssey, and what grade are you entering this fall? Richard: I have been with Odyssey for nine years, and I am going to be in 12th grade. Q: Why did you continue to spend your summers with Odyssey for that long? Richard: I come...
Meet Tyauna Statum

Meet Tyauna Statum

Tyauna Statum is a senior in the International Baccalaureate program at Westlake High School where she is active on the softball team. Tyauna has attended Odyssey every year starting in 2016 when she was a rising 9th grader and is the eldest of five children, many of...
Meet Jailyn Harris

Meet Jailyn Harris

Q: How are you? How is school going? Jailyn: School is going great! I just started my final semester as a sophomore and looking forward to becoming a junior next school year. I have been helping out some of the organizations around campus but have not committed to...

An Odyssey Mom

Earlier this week I had the pleasure of interviewing Reenita Shepherd, a woman whose own odyssey has inspired her children and her community. She is the mother of Nicholas Shepherd, a 6th grade Odyssey Scholar. Reenita grew up in the Mississippi foster care system....