She made this goal at the beginning of 2013 and has worked tirelessly to achieve it, winning five 1st places and one 2nd place in three major tournaments (Battle of Atlanta, US Open, and Dixieland Nationals), while maintaining a 4.0 GPA, working at her family owned dojo, being an awesome big sister to her 8 year old brother, and a daughter any parent would be proud of.
She is so close to achieving her goal, but she needs the opportunity to go to tournaments in Minneapolis & Miami so that she can finish out the tournament season and secure the required points to be a national champion. She is confident she can do it and driven to succeed, saying "I know I can win. I just need to get there."
Her dad and I want to help her reach this goal, and we've made that commitment to her, however, we need some additional help. We have already sent Kylie to Atlanta, Orlando, and Myrtle Beach to compete, so now we turn to our community, both local and online, to help Kylie achieve her goal. We are hoping that her passion becomes your passion and you want to be a part of this amazing opportunity.
The money you donate will go directly to tournament fees and travel expenses for Kylie and her dad, Joey (who is also her instructor) to go to the Diamond Nationals Karate Championship in Minneapolis, MN in October and the Pan-American Internationals in Miami, FL in November.
Thank you so much for taking the time to consider Kylie for a donation. Any help you can offer will mean the world to her, her family, and her dojo family. Most of all, it will mean that her father and I can look at our girl and say "Yes, you can go."
(photos courtesy of Tim Brown Photography)
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