Jessica Hunt was the MVP at the annual Charlie Cup checkers champion

Jessica Hunt was the MVP at the annual Charlie Cup checkers champion

Checkers champion

The Charlie Cup Championships completed its 33rd annual event in June

  • Jul. 11, 2015 2:00 p.m.

The 33rd annual Charlie Cup Championship, also known as the North Island Schools Checker Championship, has come to a close for another year.

The K’ak’ot’lats’i School won for the second time in their history. They were outstanding.

Jessica Hunt was MVP winning the Ipod Touch along with the usual certificate and keeper plaque.

Mary-Anna Nelson was most inspirational player. She won the Ipad along with the other keeper plaque and certificate.  Kayden Nelson and Emma Clair who helped them win it received a certificate for a keepsake.

The best sport went to two students, Silkence Williams from A.J. Elliott School and Dawn Blacha from Eagle View School.

Silkence won the mountain bike with disk brakes and a suitcase with a certificate and medallion. Dawn won a nice used Norco mountain bike with V brakes. Both bikes were loaded with nice accessories. She also received a certificate and medallion and a good used Canon Pixma printer and a suitcase. Linden Chateauvert from A.J. Elliott school received a couple of special awards – Checker Player Of The Year and Most Inspirational Student in the North Island.

She received a good used Sony Minidisk player with all accessories, even Altec Lancing Bluetooth speakers, a collapsible water bottle, a vintage Taylor combination barometer, an antique magic lantern projector, and a hockey bag.