Stafford Msd Welcomed Chuck Norris For Kickstart Kids

Todd Graves with Chuck and Gena Norris.

The Stafford Municipal School District  (MSD) was proud to welcome legendary martial arts champion and Kickstart Kids Founder Chuck Norris last month at the Stafford High Competition Gym.

Norris, a six-time World Middleweight Karate Champion, visited Stafford MSD for the Stafford Kickstart Kids Belt Ceremony. Norris and his wife, Gena, were welcomed by Stafford MSD Deputy Superintendent Marva Rasberry, Trustees Auturo Jackson and Manuel Hinojosa, Stafford Middle School Principal Ginny Gayle and Stafford Intermediate School Principal Desiree James.

Kickstart Kids is a martial arts character development program that Norris founded. Stafford Middle School and Stafford Intermediate School students participate in the program and compete in martial arts championships under the direction of instructor Master Rommel Gargoles.

Raising Cane’s   Founder/Chief Executive Officer Todd Graves presented a $100,000 check to Kickstart Kids during the event.