Karate kids make the grade

Front row, Sabrina DaSilva, Yanni Linardos, Michael Smith, Liam Danby, David Marimekala, and Hansuja Chaurasia. Second row, Natalia Lizak, Aidan Lyons, Nicholas Quijano, Ryan Jordan, assistant Nate Smith, Instructor Jessica O'Connor, and Misty Sherman. Third row, Pete Meleschnig, Mike Jacobs, Grand Master Cheezic, Richard Robinson, and Doug Wilke. CONTRIBUTED


USA Martial Arts of Naugatuck held a Kid Kicks, for children ages 5 and 6, karate grading held on Aug. 22.