In The News: Stauffer Receives High Honor

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The Valdosta Daily Times
Chief Master Scott StaufferScott Stauffer (left) was inducted as a Chief Master in the American Taekwondo Association in a ceremony at the Top 10 World Championships in Little Rock, Ark.

VALDOSTA — Scott Stauffer, formerly of Valdosta, was recently inducted as a Chief Master into the American Taekwondo Association.

The ceremony occurred at the 2010 World Championships and was made official by ninth degree black belt, Grandmaster Soon Ho Lee.

This is a high level of achievement and reflects Chief Master Stauffer’s dedication to teaching martial arts.

Stauffer taught in the Valdosta area for a total of 25 years before moving to Charleston, S.C. He is currently instructing children and adults in the pursuit of achieving their black belt degrees in taekwondo.

The process of reaching an eighth degree black belt and Chief Master reflects 38 years of commitment and training to the martial arts.

He is the seventh highest ranking individual in ATA.

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