Joliet Alternate High School chess team wins sportsmanship award

Pictured are Lawrence Rodgers (security), Deven Miller, Gabriel White, Taniya Phillips, Dar’Mony Sims, Nancy Cora (coach), Jacob Willie and Brandon Sulkar.[]

JOLIET – The Joliet Alternate High School chess team attended the CAAEL (Chicago Area Alternative Education League) Chess Tournament and won the sportsmanship award.

Joliet Alternate High School had six students attend the tournament, competing with students from more than eight schools that made it to the tournament.

Sarah Lorenzi, a CAAEL representative,congratulated the chess team from Joliet. Lorenzi noted how good it was to see a team from Joliet Alternate School participate in their first CAAEL Chess Tournament and be awarded the sportsmanship trophy.