Three karate students recently were promoted to higher belt ranks by the Belfast branch of Tracy’s Karate. The students meet at the Belfast Dance Studio.

Recent testers were Dr. Michelle Morrow, who was promoted to first-degree brown belt, and Marilynn Petit, who was promoted to green belt.

Sensei Matthew Edgerly also recently was promoted to second-degree black belt. Edgerly has been working out at the Belfast Dance Studio for more than seven years.

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