Flashlight Award – 2022 By no means Settle Awards

By no means Settle Award recipients & nominees (L – R) Stephen Watson, Dennis Campo, Kellie Thomas, Danielle Mathura-Millholen

In November of 2022, Whistlekick launched the primary annual By no means Settle Awards. We created these awards to be clear and democratic of their nomination course of and the recipient, the place the recipients are voted on by their friends. The Flashlight Award is an award to place a “mild” on those that would in any other case go unnoticed of their efforts, dedication, and fervour for the humanities. You may be taught extra concerning the 2023 recipient right here. These are our two runners-up for the Flashlight Award.

DeRon Franklin

DeRon is who you need any potential trainer to shadow after which mannequin. An honorable, devoted, and type man; that is what Martial Arts could make of somebody. He’s humble, and maybe hidden, however he makes the world higher one punch at a time, one class at a time, and one scholar at a time. The nominator for DeRon Franklin had the next to say: “DeRon constantly displays the very best type of the beliefs of positivity, stick-to-it-iveness, engagement, and observe. His quiet actions in service of the group, the martial arts, and well being, on the whole, could go ignored however they don’t exist with out lasting affect.”

Peter Rivera

Peter Rivera is the welcoming face and voice that college students expertise each time they stroll into class. He’s at all times accessible, at all times encouraging, and takes time to ensure everybody feels necessary. One among his nominators wrote, “Peter exemplifies the tenets of Tae Kwon Do to their highest requirements on daily basis. I don’t assume Peter’s persistence ever runs out, he balances being each scholar and trainer flawlessly. Regardless of the circumstance, his capacity to take a look at issues in a constructive mild is infectious to these round him.”  Peter’s love for martial arts makes him one children and adults will bear in mind lengthy after their Tae Kwon Do coaching. To place it mildly, Peter helps create higher people within the small nook of the world he’s in.

We wish to acknowledge and congratulate each DeRon and Peter for his or her superb contributions to the humanities that clearly haven’t gone unnoticed. Thanks each on your dedication to spreading the humanities in a constructive means and sustain the nice work!

Curious about studying extra concerning the By no means Settle Awards? Try these articles highlighting the opposite awards and recipients! Ensure that to remain tuned for 2023 By no means Settle Awards Nominations and voting.

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