Carlisle students place in chess tournament

Students from the Gifted and Talented program at Carlisle Elementary School participated in the Wilbur D. Mills Spring Chess Tournament on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at First Baptist Church in Beebe.

Various schools across the area, such as Cabot, Lonoke, Beebe, Rose Bud, and McCrory, participated in this semi-annual event.

After four rounds of chess, two Carlisle students took home a trophy. Ben Smith in third grade won second place. Gauge Shaw in sixth grade won second place.