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Alumnus Named to Martial Arts Hall of Fame

April 6, 2006

2003 WC graduate Jack Coates III was inducted into the National Martial Arts Hall of Fame during ceremonies held earlier this summer in Columbus. The formal ceremony featured inductees from across the spectrum of martial arts. Coates won a silver and bronze medal in the 225-pound weight class at the World Karate Championships held in Athens, Greece, in April. His medals were for the kamite and kata karate events.