Wednesday, October 25, 2006
Dean Dieker, a 20-year-old senior at the Olin College of Engineering in Needham, was recently recognized for his martial arts skills at an event in Aruba.
Dieker was awarded the title of Sensei by the World Union of Sokes, and was also named Black Belt of the Year by the organization.
He was recognized for his excellence in Tae Kwan Do, and hopes to represent the United States as part of the karate team at the Olympics in 2012, reports the Emporia Gazette.
-- Erica Tochin