St. Mary's Chess players brought home their first TEAM trophy. Sixteen of our players competed at Central High School's Chess Tournament, one of the biggest tournaments in the Omaha area with 317 students, from 74 schools participating. The St. Mary's team took 3rd place in the competition. Great job everyone!
Congratulations to these students who participated and placed:
3rd Grade: Joe Kouba 4th place, Jude Storch 6th place, Harshil Amin 8th place, Julia Bennett 9th place
4th Grade: Vincent Morales 3rd place, Nathan Schmitz 5th place, Zachary Prewitt 7th place, Louis Carranza 7th place.
5th Grade: Dane Storch 1st place, Nick Kouba 1st place, Jake Hwangbo 2nd place, Fredy Kadjo, 5th place, Joe Seaman 6th place, Gabe Tweedy 6th place
6th Grade: Eric Kang 2nd Place, Jack Nam Placed
For more photos of the team click here.
Last week, Mr. Kim our Chess Coach for the past 5 years said goodbye to the team. He is moving to California. We will certainly miss him. We are blessed to have another great coach Mr. Carney who is in his second year working with us.