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Recent Bernardo Black Belts

Congratulations to this year’s group of Bernardo Karate Brown belt students who graduated to their Black belt!! 

Our students put on an amazing show at the Wolfe Performance Hall on Sunday, October 20th.  It was exciting to finally see our Brown belts get their shiny new Black Belts tied around their waist.  Equally exciting was watching our Black Belts achieve their higher degrees! 

Here is a list of 2019’s graduates:  

Grading to Junior Black Belt:

  • Saif Alshawaf
  • Zain Alshawaf
  • Jian Biwit
  • Eyglo Ninna Bjarnadottir
  • Azrael Burdzy
  • Ciara Campbell
  • Brynn Ciufo
  • Jonah DaCosta
  • Ayden Deane
  • Jessica Falardeau
  • Connor Gunn
  • Jordan Johnston
  • Tiago Jolliffe
  • Connor McCallum
  • Colin McLennan
  • Avery Newman
  • Daniel Nofiel
  • Derrell Nofiel
  • Aiden North
  • Cole Paliwoda
  • Brooke Rhiger
  • Ashton Ross
  • Milah Ross
  • Biraj Tamang
  • Sachina Tamang
  • Islam Zebian
  • Issa Zebian
  • Reebal Zebian

Grading to Junior 2nd Degree:

  • Gabriella Adam
  • Lucas Calcaterra
  • Liam Davis
  • Aditya Karthikeyan
  • Arshak Kazazian
  • Matthew Pilgrim
  • Olivia Siroen
  • Makayla Thornton

Grading to Junior 3rd Degree:

  • Marko Arezina
  • Austin Davies
  • Noah Gabrielle

Grading to SHODAN:

  • Jodi Anderson
  • Rowan Blackhall
  • David Gaede
  • Kristin Grose
  • Jeff Mason
  • Kate McCreath
  • Allison Middleton
  • Stephanie Tondeur
  • Lebanon Zebian

Grading to NIDAN:

  • Martin Calcaterra
  • Isaias Antonio Ceron Carranza
  • Jaqueline Ceron Carranza
  • Gabriel Guerra
  • Griffin King
  • Andrew McLeod
  • Braden Misselbrook
  • Karen O’Neil
  • Santiago Reina
  • Haroun Sherzai
  • Sahil Sherzai
  • Mark Smith
  • Chris Zurbrigg

Grading to SANDAN:

  • Mike Fagan
  • Laura Harburn
  • Terry Hendry
  • Mary Lu Ferretto Lacasse
  • Jerrica Mitchell
  • Julie Valente
  • Jennifer Wasylenko
  • Jonathan Wells

Grading to YONDAN:

  • Kevin Dang
  • Russ Finkbeiner
  • Alexis McCreath Frangakis
  • Heidi Fretz
  • Candace Kowlessar
  • Heather Liabotis
  • Ernie Matchett
  • Linda Williamson

Grading to GODAN:

  • Connie Baker
  • Tom Roberts

Grading to Roku Dan:

  • Tammy Bernardo
  • Brandon Doneff
  • Laura Schumacher

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