Above: Beginners are making their mark at World Champions Karate Center, who recently completed promotions for these Karateka. The beginners moved up as shown left to right: Antoine Stewart, Harry Charles, Celeste Melero, Anthony Tortolla and Michael Butkiewicz are pictured with Sensei Bruce Hodes. At Right: The Intermediates moving up are from left to right: Obdullio Rodriguez, Matthew Dyer, William and Matthew Warnock, Anthony Caiazzo, Isaiah Hernandez, Thomas Ormsby, Luca D'Ambrosio, Shane MacNamee, Ryan O' Connell, Kate Galvin. The students show dedication and commitment in reaching their new ranks. Stop by the dojo at 112-20 Beach Channel drive if you are interested.