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New Jersey’s Austin Wright Sr, Hampton Jr., McCormick, and Jedrzejczyk were recognized by NJ USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame

New Jersey’s Austin Wright Sr, Hampton Jr., McCormick, and Jedrzejczyk were recognized by NJ       USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame

Representing Team Wright at the USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame (from left to right): Cassandra Jedrzejczyk, Declan McCormick, Grandmaster Austin Wright Sr.–International Director, and Keith Hampton Jr.

Head coach Austin Wright Sr. was recognized and inducted by the USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame Hall of Hero’s.

Wright was inducted in the category of “Grandmaster Leading by Example Award.” Wright is known for his “Spirit of the Dragon Warrior” because of his championship-leadership and CHI (Character, Humility, and Integrity).

There were several members of Team Wright who earned the Kidz Award at the Hall of Fame for their passion in karate, for team competition, winning national championships for New Jersey, and community service.

One of the Team Wright members who received the Kidz Award from the USA Hall of Fame was the 15-year-old Keith Hampton Jr.; he won the Outstanding Jr. Black Belt of the Year Award. The Top Rated Jr. Male Competitor Award was presented to Declan McCormick and the Top Rated Jr. Female Competitor Award was awarded to Cassandra Jedrzejczyk. All students mentioned are members of the UWA Martial Arts Federation of America and U.S. National Martial Arts Team “Alliance.”

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Bayonne’s Mayor James Davis Honors Austin Wright Sr. with Veteran of the Year Award

On May 24th, 2018, Bayonne, New Jersey’s Mayor, James Davis, honored Mr. Austin Wright Sr. with “The Bayonne Veteran of the Year Award.” Prior to the Luncheon, we prayed for our “God and Country.” We Remembered our past and present Veteran Heroes with a Mass at Holy Name Cemetery in Jersey City, New Jersey, for our departed loved ones before the Veterans of the Year Awards Luncheon.

 
   

Major James Davis stated: “I was happy to nominate Austin Wright Sr. for this year’s Veteran of the Year Award!” I was Honored to be selected as ” Veteran of the Year ” for the City of Bayonne. “Austin, thank you for your service and for all you do for our community!” #BayonneStrong #BayonnesVeteranOfTheYear

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Left to right: USAF Veteran Austin Wright Sr. holding his “Veteran of The Year Award,” and Mayor James Davis.

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