Branford’s Emilie Agamie (middle) stands with Master Kris (left) from Brookfield World Champion Taekwondo and Master Han (right) of Branford World Champion Taekwondo at the USA Taekwondo National Championship, where Agamie took first place for board breaking and was second in form for her division. (Photo courtesy of Deb Schwall
Published August 13, 2017. Last updated 06:06 p.m., August 17, 2017
Emilie Agamie, a 6th-grade student at Saint Mary School of Branford, recently competed at the USA Taekwondo National Championship and came away with a first-place finish and a second-place finish. Agamie won first place nationally for board breaking and also took second nationally for form in the Red Belt Youth Female 10-11 category at the Taekwondo National Championship, which was held in Michigan.
Saint Mary School offers a Taekwondo club to its students. Master Han of Branford’s World Champion Taekwondo teaches the martial art as an extracurricular sports activity to the members of the club at the school.
Information courtesy of Deb Schwall