January 11, 2011 update: Ms. Katie Carr promoted to 3rd Degree Blackbelt!
Katie Carr, UGKA Blackbelt and Sensei of the Mannford Institute of Karate in Mannford, Oklahoma, was promoted by Grandmaster Ted Soliday, 10th DAN to 3rd Degree Blackbelt. Also recognizing Katie Carr’s promotion was Mr. Teddy Soliday, 4th DAN.
Katie Carr is a three time national fighting champion of the American Karate Association, a national fighting champion of the Midwest Martial Arts Association, and a two time state fighting champion of the Oklahoma Karate Association. Katie was featured in the 2009 Women In Martial Arts issue of Martial Arts Entertainment Magazine and has been inducted into the Hall of Fame in the Midwest Martial Arts Association, and the Hall of Fame of the American Karate Association in Chicago. See www.tekart.com/katiecarr for more information.
Katie Carr with Mr. Ted Soliday, 10th DAN, and Mr. Teddy Soliday, 4th DAN, after her promotion to 3rd degree Blackbelt