On Feb. 7, 44 students of Villari's Self-Defense got together for a kick-a-thon at their main studio in So. Burlington. Together they produced over 7,700 kicks in 88 minutes and raised $2,043 for St. Jude Children's research Hospital. Of the 44 participants 17 were from the Monkton school and five were from the Ferrisburg school, according to Darrel Duffy, chief instructor/third dan of Villari's.
Ferrisburg: John Wagner, Cooper O'Brien, Simon Farrell, Maya Farrell, Angus Schwanaflugle.
Monkton: Back Row: Chief Darrel Duffy, Marie Arena, Will Aldrich, Logan Jipner, Christopher Boyer, Nick George, Master Laurie Shover. Middle row: Mclain Jipner, Robyn Arena, Sara Genova, Danny Auclair, Ashley Turner, Maeve McGuiness. Front Row: Vaughnessa Jipner, Taylor Duffy, Emily Aldrich, Ashley Aldrich, Clair Holloway, Audrey Whipple.