National Karate students from our area competed at the Diamond Nationals Tournament this October. The National Karate schools’ St. Cloud and Sartell students took 12 first-place trophies, 17 second-place trophies and 26 third-place trophies Oct. 4-5.
Under black belts: Dolan Binder, Christina Binder, Gabi Lietz, Quinn Skoog, Adam Pocklington, Abby Silman, Chris Silman, Wyatt Kern, Mitch Shimak, Nicole Shimak, Joshua Hoekstra, Broden Lemke, Harry Mitchell, Nolan Houghton, Travis Biery, Allie Chapman, RJ Carstensen-Boe, Allyson Carstensen-Boe, Summer Burton,
Katie Chapman, Bailey Guggisberg, Brooke Jacobsen, Sharon Botz, Tabby Botz, Sara Jansky, Roman Pugachenko, Taylor Evans, Brooklyn Norton, Justin Robertson, Devin Corrigan, Shauna Corrigan, Colin Heydman, Ryan Heydman, Claudia Warzecka, Shannon Vadnie, Caleb Kudrna, Heidi Austin, and Miah Sack.
Black belts: Anne Nelson, Rosanna Lee, Brandon Robertson, Cassie King, Samantha King, Julie Gadient, Jessica Fasen, Christa Halonen, Evan Bell, and Taylor Mastey.
The students are from Annandale, Albany, Becker, Clearwater, Cold Spring, Kimball, Little Falls, St. Cloud, St. Joseph, Sartell, Sauk Rapids, and Watkins, and all attend National Karate
St. Cloud or National Karate Sartell school.