Ten competitors from White’s Kenpo Karate Academy combined to win 21 trophies and medals at the Midwestern Open in Neosho (Jan. 29).

Ten competitors from White’s Kenpo Karate Academy combined to win 21 trophies and medals at the Midwestern Open in Neosho (Jan. 29).


Mitch White took first in 13-15 advanced weapons and 13-15 adv. fighting, as well as second in 13-15 advanced forms. Jensen Duff won first in 10-12 advanced fighting, Kierra Miller first in 7-9 advanced forms and Tracy Holt won first in adult advanced forms.


Nathan Francis won first in 13-15 advanced forms, and finished second in 13-15 advanced fighting and fourth in 13-15 advanced weapons. Holt also placed second in adult advanced weapons and adult advanced fighting.


Holt and Francis both earned Grand Champion honors.