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....
Meet Johnathan Burke

Meet Johnathan Burke

Q: How are you? How is LSU? Johnathan: have loved every minute of my time at LSU. I’ve made friends for life from all over the world. I am dual majoring in mass communications and political communications and I am enjoying that. I have joined the Freshman...
Odyssey Spotlight-The Knox Family

Odyssey Spotlight-The Knox Family

“Odyssey is a safe space where my children are appreciated, the staff is approachable, curiosity is nurtured, and the learning is hands on.”  This is why Sumaria Carmichael’s three students love and have come back to Odyssey year after year.  Sumaria...