Local chess champion awarded 4-year scholarship

PHILADELPHIA - July 29, 2011

Action News first told you the story of Vanita Young in June. She plays chess for Walter Palmer Charter School.

Vanita earned the right to compete in the Susan Polger Girl's invitational chess championship in Lubbock Texas last weekend, and came out on top of 44 female high school players.

She was rewarded with a 4-year, $40,000 scholarship to Texas Tech.

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