2009 Nanka Judo Installation and Awards Luncheon
February 7, 2009 – Long Beach Grand, Long Beach CA
Nanka had their annual awards banquet to honor the following:
2008 Nanka Outstanding Club Member:
- Barstow Judo – Isaiah Ramirez,
- Bunasawa Kai – Nikita Peretokin
- Gardena – Bryce Oishi,
- Guerros Judo – Robert Gomez,
- Industry Sheriff’s – Wyatt Harley Soto,
- LACC – Ernest Ron Newsome,
- Nishi Judo Club – Kyoko Muronaka,
- OCK – Mason Kumashiro,
- Norwalk Judo – Cameron Gonzales,
- Santa Ynez Judo – Bryson Alef,
- San Fernando Judo – Shaun Sy,
- Sawtelle Judo – Emily Lilly,
- South Bay Judo – David Honda,
- Valley Judo Institute – Nicholas Baric,
- West Covina Judo – Michael Liu.
- 2008 Parent Federation Scholarships Award Winners – Stephanie Horiuchi and Scott Yokoyama
- 2008 Nanka’s Outstanding Referee – Glenn Koyama.
Entertainment was provided by the Mockers, a local band that looked like and sounded like the Beetles, playing all their hits…and they were fantastics! Banquet Booklet (See all the honorees and their accomplishments).
Nanka Sr Promotions (last 6 months):
- 4-Dan – Nicole Harada, Leann Harada,
- 6-Dan – Tracey Kiyohiro, Aki Yokoyama,
- 8-Dan – Isao Wada, Nori Bunasawa,
- 9-Dan – Sumiki Nozaki.
Special Awards of Appreciation Nanka Hospitality: Mr and Mrs Nakmura, Mr and Mrs Osugi and Mr and Mrs. Mayeda.