Karate Tournament

Photo courtesy Stephen Firth

Eleven students bring home 22 medals from a karate tournament in Albuquerque, N.M., on May 5. The medals included seven first-place, seven second-place and eight third-place medals. Students pictured showing off their hardware and smiles are, front row, left to right: Viktory Quezada, Xavier Sanchez, Andreas Martinez and Rylan Chavez. Behind them are Shawn Martinez, Jovanka Ponce de Leon, Cole Bass, Enrique Quezada, Kaleb Lokey, Jaden Lokey and Arasely Ponce de Leon. Instructors are Rick Bass, Sarah Martinez, Stephen Firth and Erik Schlom.