Lannon Elementary School fifth-grader Jordan Kind emerged as the champion of the 2005 Chess Tournament. The winner was determined in the final tournament April 6 after six rounds of play. Third-grader Brian Dennis took second place, with strong performances by third-grader Molly Lucas and fifth-grader Daniel Baker.
Lannon’s Chess Club drew in 50 students this year who met after school on Wednesdays in March to learn and play chess. Templeton Middle and Hamilton High School students assisted the Lannon Chess Club. Lannon third grade teacher Laureanna Raymond again was the club advisor.