Editor’s note: Congratulations to Julia!
Submitted by Paul Kowalski
Julia Kowalski of Plymouth competed in the Champlain Valley Open Martial Arts Tournament in Rutland on Saturday, March 22, where she won first place in kata (martial arts routine) and second place in kumite (fighting) in the Girls Age 13-14 Advanced Division. Julia is a student of Vermont Martial Arts Academy in Rutland, where she has the rank of brown belt in koroken karate, under the guidance of Sensei Rick Marallo and his staff of instructors. Julia attends Woodstock Union Middle School.