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‘Keep working hard!’ Crestview teen will be family’s third generation black belt holder

| Staff Reporters
During the academy’s January belt promotion ceremony, black belt recipient and U.S. Army Chief Marty Martinez praised the values the academy instills in its students, especially youngsters. “There’s one thing I really hate in life and that’s quitting,” Martinez said. “It’s OK to fail but you have to at least try first.”
Probationary black belt recipient Chasyanna Butler advises fellow martial arts students to “Keep working hard and never quit!” Photo by Brian Hughes, Cultural Services Specialist, City of Crestview


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