Chicago's Brooks College Prep keeps the sport of fencing alive

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Brooks College Prep on the far south side is the only Chicago Public School with a fencing club.

Matthias Jamison-Koenig is a teacher at Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy High School in Chicago's Roseland neighborhood, and he wanted to share his love for fencing with his students. The club has grown into a fully active member of the Great Lakes High School Fencing Conference.

The students at Brooks are proud to be a part of the unique club.

Jamison-Koenig and the team joined ABC 7 Chicago Saturday morning to show some moves from the centuries-old sport.

To learn more about fencing, visit usafencing.org.
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