Olawale Ajimotokan and Udora Orizu in AbujaThe Korean Cultural Centre in Nigeria (KCCN), Abuja has graduated 70 kids into their next ranks in Taekwondo as the first semester comes to an end.Aisha Jelilove, Chizea Chisom and Chizea Ikechukwu received the Excellence Award in the under-8 beginners, under-8 coloured belt and over-8 coloured belt categories respectively. Speaking during the graduation ceremony in Abuja, the Director of Korean Cultural Centre, Lee Jin-Su said at KCCN, they want to develop the game rapidly in Nigeria and make it a Taekwando nation.Lee expressed optimism that the kids will make the dreams of KCCN come to pass in the future.He said: “KCCN has produced so many students. The students have come a long way but still have a long way to go. I urge them to continuously develop their skills. For us to become greater as a team in Taekwondo, there is a long way to go.”The Taekwondo coach, Abdulmalik Mohammed said during the promotion test about 10 were absent, while 58 of the remaining 60 passed.“In the under 8 category sometimes we don’t promote because of their ages, we wanted them to have fun and not think so much about the belt. In the under 8 colored belt category almost all of them passed except for one.“In over 8 beginners category only one passed, the remaining travelled to their various countries for vacation and missed their promotion test. Then in the coloured belt over 8 category they all passed, ” Mohammad said.The coach explained that emerging the best student is determined by performance in the grading test and character in class.“Taekwondo doesn’t just improve you physically but also mentally. We want to promote future good leaders of this country.” He added.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram
District attorney court filings:Â â€¢On Nov. 17, 2012, Tiane Dossey, date of birth 1967, of Mulvane was charged with speeding, driving under the influence, transporting open container of alcohol, and refusing to submit to a test to determine the presence of alcohol.â€¢On Nov. 15, 2012, Ryan Blanchard, date of birth 1987, of Wichita was charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.â€¢On Nov. 20, 2012, Stetson Rainwater, date of birth 1988, of Haysville was charged with driving under the influence, accident involving damage to property, reckless driving, failure to provide proof of insurance, and three counts of criminal damage to property. Rainwater is accused of damaging mailboxes in the 1400 E. 100th Ave. area.â€¢On Nov. 28, 2012, Shane Forester, date of birth 1975, of Wellington was charged with theft of property of more than $1,000 and less than $25,000 at the Wellington Wal-Mart. He was also charged with conspiracy to commit theft.Â Both charges are felonies. Misdemeanor Class Aâ€¢Michael Cook, use/possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia into human body, dismissed by court on Nov. 15.â€¢Michael Cook, criminal use of weapons, bludgeon, club, knuckles, throwing star, switch blade, dismissed by court on Nov. 15.â€¢Chistopher Vaughn, theft of property or service valued less than $1,000, pled guilty on Nov. 15.â€¢Erik David White, possession of certain hallucinogenic drugs, pled guilty on Nov. 15. Misdemeanor unclassifiedâ€¢Eric David White, unknown statute (misdemeanor), dismissed on Nov. 15. The following are a list of recent guilty pleas and dismissals, and cases filed by the County Attorney’s office at the Sumner County District Court for Nov. 13 – Dec. 4, 2012.Felony Drug 4â€¢Michael Cook, possession of opiates/opium/narcotic drug and certain stimulants pled guilty on Nov. 15. Misdemeanor Class Bâ€¢Bret A. Grace, domestic battery; knowing or reckless bodily harm to family member, pled guilty on Nov. 15.â€¢Danny Ray King, battery, causing rude physical contact, dismissed by court on Nov. 28.â€¢Casey Nichols, criminal damage to Mott property; without consent value less that $1,000, dismissed by court on Nov. 14.