Karate North Tae Kwon Do held a belt rank test on January 29, 2014 at the Eveleth-Gilbert school. Students from five Range Area Karate North TKD schools participated, including four students from the Grand Rapids school. The following students advanced in rank: Sam Connelly, White to 8th Grade Yellow; Cole Tolrud, Yellow to 6th Grade Green; Jerry Bray, Green to 4th Grade Purple; and Isaiah Porter, Purple to 2nd Grade Brown. Bray’s test was exceptional and for that, a brown stipe was added to his Purple belt. Pictured L to R: Front row – Instructor Mary Prudhomme, Cole Tolrud, Sam Connelly, Instructor Dawn Renee. Back row – Jerry Bray, Instructor Jimmy Okech, and Isaiah Porter. Not pictured, Head Instructor Dana Herschbach, instructor Aaron Prudhomme.