June Jack Petchey winner
Congratulations to Paige Mellor, who has been awarded the Jack Petchey award.
Paige Mellor has been attending karate sessions since she was 6 years old and is currently a Black Belt, 1st Dan. Paige is very committed to karate and trains four nights a week at the Braintree Martial Arts Centre. Paige spends a lot of time teaching karate to others - she is responsible for training students from 4-16 years of age, and adults.
Paige frequently takes part in competitions. In October 2019, Paige participated in the European Championship which were held in Denmark. Paige returned with four medals - a silver and three bronze medals; two of the bronze medals were from competing in the age category above. Last year, Paige took part in the World Championships in Bratislava. Paige competed as part of the 14-15 year old team and won both a Gold and Silver medal.