Overbrook School in the News ...
Overbrook hosted approximately 150 chess players and parents at the 3rd Annual Overbrook Scholastic City Qualifier Sept. 24 sponsored by the Nashville Chess Center.
The OS Chess Team won trophies in the following categories: 2nd place primary, 4th place elementary, and 4th place junior high team.
The following students received medals for placing 11th – 20th:
- Primary level – Louie Ribble (11), Frances Sandahl (12), Lilly Anna Cote (13), Lily Duong (15)
- Elementary level – Andrina Bridges (19)
- Junior High level – Will Ducas (14)
- Unrated level – Ann Curley (18)
Other team members that participated (scoring points for team level trophies) were the following: Sam Arender, Thomas Arender, Henry Bohman, Cademorgan Clark, Edward Curley, Billy Fite, Patrick Karmo, Alexander Kolisnyk, Matthew Maroney, Marshall Richardson, Charles Sandahl, Anders Stabell, Genevieve Strickland, Stevie Strickland and Ann Marie Terry. Luca Germano, another member of the team, was not available to attend.
Principal Sister Julia Marie and Academic Dean Sister Immaculata welcomed visitors and cheered on the Overbrook team at the competition. Coach Todd Andrews and assistant Jess Bridges worked with the team prior to the tournament. The tournament would not have been possible without the help of our faithful chess parents and 22 team members.
Disney representatives were on hand to offer “sneak peek” free passes to the new Disney movie, Queen of Katwe, that opened in theatres Friday. Many OS students and families attended the Monday evening show.