NEWS RELEASE
GALENA PARK INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Communications Department
14705 Woodforest Blvd., Houston, TX 77015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 25, 2011
CONTACT: Jonathan Frey
(832) 386-1231
jfrey@galenaparkisd.com

A Good Day for “The Knights”

        On Saturday, August 20, 2011, North Shore Senior High School’s Chess Team, “The Knights,” competed at the Back to School Chess Invitational Tournament held at Klein High School. The Knights faced off against some tough competition, including the State Champion Klein High School Chess Team. However, through superior strategies, quick thinking, and creative coaching, The Knights won 1st Place Team honors and 1st Place Individual with a perfect record of 5 wins and 0 losses.


“The Knights” stand proudly with their awards. Pictured (l/r): Jokebed Jaime - 3rd Place 200 Division; Demarcus Woodley - 2nd Place 400 Division; Jasmine Powell - 3rd Place 200 Division (also holding 1st Place trophy from the US Junior Chess Open) ; Sheridan Wilson - 2nd Place 400 Division; Adrian Patterson - 3rd Place 300 Division; Marquis Harris - 2nd Place 400 Division; Luis A. Torres - 1st Place 400 Division; Edwardo Esparza - Outstanding Play.