To be chosen as Student of the Month at Ashland Karate Academy one must possess the highest standards in Honesty, Integrity, Sincerity, Loyalty, Compassion, and Good Will within the school, at home, and in the community. Students attending an educational facility must have good grades, good attendance, and be a positive role model.

May 2017 Student of the Month

Noah Cott

Name: Noah Timmins Cott
Age: 11 years
Parents: Josh Cott and Caraway Timmins
Rank: Red
Length of Training: 1 1/2 years
Favorite Form: Bassai
Favorite Technique: Ox Hand
Favorite School Subject: Woodwork
Enjoys outside of school: Soccer, Fiddle
Favorite Music: Hard Rock
Favorite Food: Tacos
Favorite Movie/TV Show: The Legend of Korra
Possible Career Interests: Game Designer
Enjoys outside of school: Karate, Art, Rock Climbing
If you could travel anywhere: Costa Rica

March 2017 Student of the Month

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Name: Enya Cochran
Age: 16 years
Parents: Doug and Sheryl Cochran
Rank: Green Stripe
Length of Training: 1 1/2 years
Favorite Form: Bassai
Favorite Technique: Side Kick
Favorite School Subject: Math, Science, Chinese
Enjoys outside of school: Karate, Skiing, Camping, Hiking and Family
Favorite Music: 80s, 90s, Rock & Roll alternative/indie rock
Favorite Food: Chinese, Sushi
Favorite Movie/TV Show: Adventure Time
Possible Career Interests: Environmental Science in China
Enjoys outside of school: Karate, Art, Rock Climbing
If you could travel anywhere: China, Iceland
Pets: Golden Retriever

January 2017 Student of the Month

Name: Tom Marks-Ladd
Age: 44 years
Rank: Blue Belt
Length of Training: A couple of years
Favorite Form: Lion Form
Favorite Technique: Round Kick
Favorite School Subject: Physics
Enjoys outside of school: Karate, Skiing, Camping, Hiking and Family
Favorite Music: Fat Freddy’s Drop
Favorite Food: Artichokes
Favorite Movie/TV Show: Mork and Mindy
Possible Career Interests: Helping Others
Hero: Robin Williams
If you could travel anywhere: Fiji
Pets: Willy Cat

February 2016 Student of the Month

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Amelia Evans

Parents: Tom & Devon
Age: 12
Rank: Blue Belt
Legnth of Training: 5 Months
Favorite Form: H Pattern 3
Favorite Technique: Inward Crescent Kick
Favorite School Subject: Math
Enjoys outside of school: Basketball
Fovorite TV Show: Hawaii 5-0
Favorite Music: Hip Hop
Favorite Food: Ice Cream (Coffee)
If you could Travel Anywhere: France
What do you want to be when you grow up? Police Office (FBI)
Pets: 4 Cats, 1 Dog, 1 Bird

January 2016 Student of the Month

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Kai Fagundes

Parents: Mike & Julie
Age: 9
Rank: Blue Belt
Legnth of Training: 11 Months
Favorite Form: Lion Form
Favorite Technique: Chicken Kick
Favorite School Subject: Science
Enjoys outside of school: Snow Skiing
Fovorite TV Show: The Amazing World of Gumball
Favorite Music: Dubstep
Favorite Food: Pepperoni Pizza
If you could Travel Anywhere: Outer Space
What do you want to be when you grow up? Astronaut
Hero: Mom

December 2015 Students of the Month

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Deepam, River, & Oriah

Ages: 59, 10, & 8
Rank: Brown Stripe
Length of Training: 5 years
Favorite Form: Go Pai Sho, Gojushiho Dai, Go Pai Sho
Favorite Technique: Back Fist, Back Fist, Front Kick
Favorite School Subject: Art, Math, Art
Enjoys Outside of School: Music, Skateboarding, Drawing
Favorite Music: Flamenco Guitar, No Preference. No Preference
Favorite Food: Pasta, Pasta, Pizza
If you could travel anywhere: Australia, Hawaii, Ashland

October 2015 Student of the Month