Carl Jacob “CJ” Brubaker, 11, Archbold, has earned his black belt in karate.
The Archbold fifth grader started his study of karate at the age of eight.
He has participated in karate tournaments as far as Cancun, Mexico. He has won titles in open-hand forms, weapons forms, and sparring.
In addition to continuing his studies, Brubaker assists in teaching lower-ranked students.
He is the son of Alan and Cathy Brubaker, Archbold.
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