Hats off to MaKayla McClendon, NTKA’s student of the month! My vote for SOM is MaKayla McLendon. Makayla works very hard in class. She strives to do her best. She has a great attitude and is a wonderful student to teach. (Michelle O’Donnell) MaKayla McClendon is my pick for her positive attitude every time I…
Strong and agile, Grace Barksdale is our student of the month!
Our Adult Student of the month, this super Mom balances her teaching career, her two boys and her martial arts training! Melanie Lawrence and her two sons Luke and Zach are orange belts at NTKA. Melanie is a strong and humble lady, dedicated to her training and to her family.
Mason is a dedicated student and fantastic brown belt in American Tae Kwon Do. He trains at least five days a week and is a great role model for our younger students. Mason did a fantastic job at Boot Camp this year, took a fantastic brown belt exam and we are very proud of him!
Steve is an awesome family man and role model for anyone. He trains hard on and off the mat. Steve is going to make an excellent Black Belt and instructor someday, we look forward to his Black Belt test next summer!
Clay Upchurch is our youth student of the month. Clay balances his many activities and is a strong student. He took a phenomenal green belt exam. He is a wonderful brother and son, he supports his gold belt brother Benji and his white belt mom Jessica in their martial arts journey.