Sierra Cottrill is a DAHS senior who attends the CCCTC and participates in karate as an out of school activity. She is currently on her advanced yellow belt and is starting to train for her purple belt. Sierra has been working hard every Wednesday and has recently learned a new skill. This skill is used with special weapons. These special weapons can be swords to Kama, sickle or knives. These weapons take special skills to master in order to know how they work.
Sierra has been taking karate lessons for a year now, and has learned a lot. She has worked on how to defend herself from anyone who tries to attack her and also learned the importance of how to keep calm in situations. Sierra stated that karate is something that you have to learn and then continually practice to keep your skills sharp.