ATA Taekwondo Association presents award and new color belts

Posted: Wed, Apr 3, 2019 11:10 AM
New color belts: (front, l-r) Kira Dowden, Pranav Caton, Ryker Wermers, Emma Neebel, Lincoln Durbin; (middle row) Patrick Gallagher, Maia Foster, Shayde Wermers, Scarlett Gansen, Jason Ahern; (back row) Emily Platts, Instructor & Owner Patricia Young, Michael Dowden, Dustin Cote, Mason Cote (submitted photo)

The ATA Taekwondo Association has awarded Dustin Cote the 2018 Regional Instructor of the Year. The Decorah 4Kicks Family ATA Taekwondo School has also awarded new color belts. Those testing from the surrounding area include Kira Dowden, Pranav Caton, Ryker Wermers, Emma Neebel, Lincoln Durbin, Patrick Gallagher, Maia Foster, Shayde Wermers, Scarlett Gansen, Jason Ahern, Emily Platts, Michael Dowden, Mason Cote.

The Tiger Class were also awarded new color belts. That class includes James Zook, Hannah Weigle, Gabe Weigle, McCoy McConnel, Osro Biederman, Karissa Steines, Hanna Lensch, Hawkins Anderson, Caleb Dykstra, Joel Zook, Stephanie Steines, Mason Cote, and Emily Platts.


Dustin Cote with the 2018 Regional Instrctor of the Year(submitted photo)
The Tiger Class displays their newly awarded belts. Pictured in front (l-r) James Zook, Hannah Weigle, Gabe Weigle (middle row) McCoy McConnel, Osro Biederman, Karissa Steines, Hanna Lensch, Hawkins Anderson, Caleb Dykstra (back row) Joel Zook, Stephanie Steines, Mason Cote, Emily Platts, Chief Instructor & Owner Patricia Young (submitted photo)