Southern Pines, NC
Master Dan Dorton
President – MAASPI
Congratulations to Grandmaster Melanie Wyatt, 7th Degree Black Belt, on receiving the Instructor’s Degree of Grandmaster, the highest Tae Kwon Do achievement. This Degree was presented to her on March 19, 2010 by the US Chung Do Kwan Association in Lakeland, Florida. She is only the 2nd female in USCDKA history to receive this Degree.
Grandmaster Wyatt heads the Tae Kwon Do program at the Martial Arts Academy of Southern Pines and currently has over 120 students under her direction.
Grandmaster Wyatt started training in Tae Kwon Do in 1981 and has been teaching continuously in the Sandhills of North Carolina since 1983.
She has promoted over 100 Black Belts and several Masters through 5th Dan Rank.
• 1997 Presidential Award for Excellence
• Voted into US Chung Do Kwan Association Black Belt Hall of Fame on it’s inauguration
• Voted most outstanding Female Master
• Holds International Kukkiwon Credentials and Referee Certification
• The Instructor’s Degree of Grandmaster
In photo: left to right – Master Dan Dorton, Senior Grandmaster Edward B. Sell, Grandmaster Melanie Wyatt, Grandmaster Brenda Sell, Master Richard Craven.