Thursday, 22 August 2013 00:00
Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano recently honored the United States Taekwondo championship team during a ceremony on August 16. All of the 65 participants competed in the 2013 US Nationals Taekwondo Tournament in Chicago. The tournament was formerly the United States Junior Olympics. A Korean Martial Art, Taekwondo enjoys popularity throughout the world and holds the unique position as a Martial Art, Korean cultural export, and World Olympic sport. Joining County Executive Mangano are: Master Clinton Ohm Bellmore; Jan Trigg, Oceanside; Timothy Williams, Nassau County IDA; Kyle Haglich, Bellmore; Ryan Gao, Flushing; George Chen, Flushing; Tiffany Chen, Flushing; Michael Latino, Seaford; Kyle Huang, Bayside; Priscilla Pan, Flushing; John Lantino, Seaford; William Vaccaro, Massapequa; Sarah Rudnick, Massapequa; Sean Seibert, Uniondale; Christina LoBuglio, Massapequa; Elizabeth Mauro, North Merrick; Daniel Min, Flushing; Christopher Yoon, Flushing; Tyler Berke, Bellmore; Jordan Pan, Flushing; Jodie Gao, Flushing; Skylar Mondelli, Wantagh; Justin Fredricks, Wantagh; Robert Graziano, Wantagh; Vivyan Razeq, Wantagh; Anthony Santoro, Seaford; Raymond Nakovic, Wantagh; John Lantino, Sr., Seaford.