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Judo champ, landing Orioles game day job and recycling kudos [Rodgers Forge]

David Dippel, Dunkirk Road, is a second-grader at Rodgers Forge Elementary School who's quite the collector of trophies. On Feb. 14, David won first place in the Virginia Open Judo Tournament for boys 8 and under.He also won first place in the Ocean State International Judo Competition in Rhode Island on March 21 for Bantam 3 (children born in 2007), 27 kg division. But wait — there's more! The Virginia Open win qualified him for the Judo Nationals in Indianapolis this July and the Ocean State International win qualified him for the Junior Olympics in Irving Texas this June. Sounds like David's parents will need to invest in quite a few trophy cases! Great job, David,...

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