CHECK MATE Tournament winners are pictured, first row, from left: Austin Schunke, third place; Frank Neff, first place and Derrick Gernatt, second place. Back row: Coach Nils Gunnersen.
St. Aloysius Regional School recently held an awards ceremony for the school chess club.
Coach Nils Gunnersen, Bertrand Chaffee Hospital chief executive officer, presented awards for the top three places in the tournament and best in class for grades three eight.
MY MOVE Elizabeth Jacobson Coolidge, best in class, sixth grade; Caleb Edbauer, third grade and Ben Miller, fourth grade. Back row: Gunnersen; Samuel Ritchie, eighth grade and Chandler Edbauer, fifth grade. Missing from photo: Connor Fitzpatrick, seventh grade.
Students were treated to a pizza party given by the coach before the ceremony.