FOUR students from University Academy Birkenhead have recently achieved success in the Northern Karate Championships held at Woodchurch Leisure Centre.
Connor Hawthorne (Year Nine) came second in the team kata and first in the sparring competition.
Dillon Sinfield (Year 11) came first in the team kata and second in the sparring competition.
Jacob Pearce (Year 10) came third in the sparring competition and third in team kata.
Lee Pearce (Year 11) came second in the individual kata competition and third in the team kata competition.
Their instructor Peter Galer, Sensi 6th Dan said: “This is a remarkable achievement for our club and the students of University Academy Birkenhead.
“The overall shield was won by the Birkenhead Dojo Club which all students attend and we will soon be taking part in the National Championships in Stratford-upon-Avon.”