Karate black belt test
A black belt test was held in Provo on Nov. 8. The Bobby Lawrence Karate Park City school had 17 students promote to black belt or advance to a new degree of black belt.
The promoting students were as follows:
Black belt: Andrew Parker, Ben Howard, Ben Hale, Jack Gladson, Payson Hawkins and Zach Watkins.
First-degree black belts: Sam Mason and William Martz.
Second-degree black belts: Landon Albright, Lilly Occon, Max Carpenter, Sarah Pillman, Sky Jalili and Bailey Smith.
Earning a third-degree black belt were Ally Falter and Talia Kottler.
David Kottler was promoted to fourth-degree black belt.
Bobby Lawrence Karate is an eclectic martial art, originated from Kenpo, that incorporates kickboxing, Shotokan, Jiu-jitsu and weapon training into its system.
The Youth Sports Alliance will host a team scramble golf tournament on June 3 at Victory Ranch in hopes of raising funds for its scholarships and youth programs.