Miami Dade College Homepage > School for Advanced Studies > Activities

SAS Scholars Excel at National Chess Championship in Orlando December 4-6, 2015

From left: Daniel Sheikh, Kevin Saenz, Abraham Rodriguez, Austin Ibarra, Ram Medam, and Zachary Veiner.

Photo from left: SAS Kendall junior Elizabeth Carpenter, SAS Wolfson junior Alejandra Garza, and SAS Homestead senior Krystal Betances.

Miami, December 7, 2015 - SAS Scholars at the 2015 United States Chess Federation National Scholastic K-12 Championship in Orlando. The tournament was held at the Disney Coronado Springs Resort over a three day period from December 4-6, 2015

Danny Sheik brought home a First Place trophy in the U1000 Grade 12 category and Abraham Rodriguez and Ram Medam earned Third Place trophies respectively in the unrated category.

Miami Dade College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees.
Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Miami Dade College.
Miami Dade College is an equal access/equal opportunity institution which does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, marital status, age, religion, national origin,
disability, veteran’s status, ethnicity, pregnancy, sexual orientation or genetic information. Additional information may be obtained by contacting the
Office of Equal Opportunity Programs/ADA Coordinator/Title IX Coordinator, at 305.237.2577.