Charles Burris (NC)
Thousands of students have been taught by Mr. Burris and to date, one hundred of his students have been promoted to the rank of Black Belt. Many of his students have become Doctors, Lawyers, Preachers, Teachers, Policemen and even county commissioners. Outstanding students such as Larry and Donna Self, Donald McCluney, Woody Strickland, Willie B. McIntosh, Carl Roberts, Selena Stowe, Vivian Stenson, Vickie Hoskins and Stacy Barker, just to name a few, But Mr. Burris is very proud of every single student that ever trained under him, young, old, man or woman.
Mr. Burris and eleven other Karate instructors were founders of the organization known as “The Dojo” that was organized in 1975, and he has continued to be an active member for over 42 years.