Mountain Karate Academy, 110 N. Third St., Lehighton, awarded black belts to four students. From left are, Instructor Rich Maglionico, Sean Monk and Jeffrey Sharp, new black belts; Master Rich Gross, Devin Scott and David Scott, new black belts and Masters John Fagliarone and Paul Maglionico. The black belt test was administered on June 29 and submitted to the Eastern USA International Martial Arts Association for review. The belts were awarded on Aug. 3. Mountain Karate Academy offers karate for 3-up, hapkido, family karate, stranger danger and bullying education, special needs karate, aerobic kickboxing, and yoga. For more information see the website at www.mountainkarate.com  or call (610) 377-0323.