Boxer Learns Ring’s Lessons

by Maggie Hessel-Mial | December 22, 2004 – KANSAS CITY STAR: Fighter, yoga instructor, volunteer leader – all describe Shawnee Mission North grad. Watching Sumya Anani in a boxing match can teach even the faint of heart a bit about how beautiful the sport can be. Anani hits explosively, putting all of her energy and her power into each punch. she concentrates; most times swiftly defeats her opponent. But outside the ring, it’s a different story. Anani, 32, is soft spoken, with a gentle demeanor and centered soul.