Chess club wins awards at competition
|Photo courtesy of Discovery Montessori School|
Seven girls participated in the tournament, shown above with their coaches.
The club includes students from various schools, according to club officials.
In the K-12 Reserve Section, sixth-grader Maya Miller (Spring Garden School in Copley) won first place and fourth-grader Hemma Bagley (Discovery Montessori School) won fifth place.
In the Nonrated K-12 Section, fifth-grader Mia Scott (Spring Garden) won second place, fifth-grader Shanaya Jayewardene (Copley-Fairlawn Middle School) won third place and fourth-grader Alaiah Hodges (Discovery) won fourth place. Nidhi Dyavanapalli (Discovery) and Sahithi Yadama (Ft. Island Primary School in Fairlawn) also participated.
Discovery Montessori School won third place in Nonrated K-12 Team Championship. Team members include Hodges and Dyavanapalli.
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