On Saturday, January 17, 2015, Aliso Hills Taekwon-do held a Black Belt promotion event with 8 students testing for their 1st dan black belt and 4 students testing for their 2nd dan black belt. Aliso Hills Taekwon-do owner, Master Paul D' Ambrosio was joined by Guest Examiner, Master Dawn-Marie Sardinas, Master Jessica Sabetian, and Hapkido Master Edward Bussey along with Master Brad Milinski and Instructor Shaun Hughes.
Congratulations to the following students who through hard work and perseverance achieved their 2nd dan black belt: Sam Kechejian, Baxter Bartlett, Mitchell Law and Ethan Strunk. Congratulations to the following students who worked tirelessly and showed indomitable spirit to achieve their 1st dan black belt: Kielly Reeve, Emily Shaw, Nika Mahdavi, Luke Flinn, Mustafa Afzal, Sally Bartlett, Beverly Harnden and Aaron Santillan.
We were very fortunate to have two mother-son groups testing together: Mrs. Sally Bartlett and her son Baxter Bartlett, and Mrs. Beverly Harnden and her son Aaron Santillan. This was truly a memorable experience for them all!