Goza chess team places first in Dawson Cooperative Invitational Tournament
Arkadelphia Public Schools

Congratulations to the Goza Middle School 6th Grade Chess Team for taking first place in the 2016 Dawson Cooperative Invitational Tournament at Henderson State University on February 1, 2016. Eight teams competed from around the region including: Malvern, Lakeside, Lake Hamilton, Bryant, Bethal, Benton, Hot Springs and Goza. Colin Phillips captured individual 1st Place Overall Chess Champion honors from a field of 54 competitors. The Goza team members include: Colin Phillips, Colson McKinney, Anderson Jones, Hayden Hardman, Spencer Allen, Tucker Johnson, Joshua Levar, Jarrett Bell and Noah Kelly, alternate. Ms. Nancy Mortensen was team sponsor.