Fifteen Aspen Elementary School students competed for the first time in the national chess tournament held Dec. 11-13 in Dallas. Several students took home trophies.
Poston and kindergarteners Sylvia Holesinger, Phillip Lonkov, Andy Corliss and Vandenkieboom show off the trophy they won at the tournament. Fifteen kids traveled, for the first time, to the national event and they did very well, Poston said. The first
Dave Poston, the sponsor and coach of the Aspen Elementary School chess club, stands with first-graders William McTeigue (left) Max Corliss and Emily Tao along with Principal Kathryn Vandenkieboom, who showed off the trophy the students earned during the