The US National Collegiate Taekwondo Association (NCTA) is proud to present a $500 scholarship each to student-athletes Stephen Lambdin (Oklahoma City Community College, Oklahoma City, OK) and Johnny Nguyen (Mesa Community College, Meza, AZ), who brought back two bronze medals in the sparring competition for the US National Collegiate Taekwondo Team at the World University Taekwondo Championship in Pocheon, South Korea, held on May 25-30, 2012.

At the recent 7th WTF World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships in Tunja, Columbia, on December 6-9, 2012, together with teammates Kody Han, Anh Nguyen, and Amber Rodriguez, 2012 US National Collegiate Taekwondo Team members Hazel Cruz (Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA) and Long Nguyen (San Jose State University, San Jose, CA) won bronze at the new Free Style poomsae competition (5-competitor team division).  Congratulations!

NCTA Referee Chair Dr. Jun Yoon, appointed to represent the US at this event with his years of experience in teaching and judging world-class poomsae, is honored to be presented the Best Referee award.