Orrin C. Hudson and New Jersey Superior Court Judge Wendel E. Daniels recently gave back to the community by teaching, speaking and playing chess at the 2nd Annual Chess Fest at Calvary Lighthouse Church in Lakewood, New Jersey. The event was open to children 18 and under.
About Orrin C. Hudson
Hudson, a former Alabama State Trooper and a world chess champion, is the founder of Be Someone, an Atlanta-based non-profit crime prevention program aimed at the youth of America. He comments, "The program teaches self-esteem, responsibility and analytical thinking skills to youth through numerous tools, including the game of chess. This is my second year partnering with the presiding New Jersey Superior Court Judge Wendel Daniels who too often sees the destruction of many young lives." For more details, visit www.besomeone.org
About Judge Wendel E. Daniels
Daniels, who is a Superior Court Judge for the state of New Jersey and was the first African American Judge in Ocean County, has a similar background when it comes to his love of chess and using it to teach life lessons to young people - many of whom are at risk of making last-minute wrong decisions. Judge Daniels has been teaching chess since 1978, and is a United States Chess Federation certified coach. For more details, visit www.judiciary.state.nj.us/ocean/vic14-b.htm