January 25,2012 marked the 4th episode of the Hands Off Our Children Radio Show featuring Marvin Columbus, Stacy Baily and Patrina Wright.
Marvin Columbus took a few students from a local high school, each facing many challenges, and introduced them to boxing. Immediately it became apparent that this simple boxing program had tapped into a wellspring of potential in these kids. Marvin realized that this boxing program could expand and help more and more students. Recognizing the students’ desire to learn and grow into responsible young adults, he decided to form a boxing league for high school-aged students, KO HIGH.
This is where Marvin and KO HIGH come in. The KO HIGH program is giving these students options, a sense of pride and a passion to want to do better, not only in boxing but also in school and in life. Time is endless where Marvin is concerned. He spreads his knowledge of boxing and is the students’ hands-on trainer and mentor.
Participation in KO HIGH has been and rem