Nickname: "Kat"
Weight: 97 lbs
Simi Valley, Calif.
School: Santa Susana H.S. 
Year of Graduation: 2012
Master Kwak
Dojang: American Martial Arts Academy

Hobbies: taekwondo, musical theatre, hiking, camping, playing violin and eating

Family: her twin brother, James Bell, won a bronze medal in the red belt welterweight division at the 2011 Junior Olympics

Favorite Foods:
dark chocolate, pepperoni pizza, chocolate chip cookies, blueberries and pancakes

Pre-Competition Meal: scrambled eggs, fruit, pedialyte or Gatorade

Favorite Athletes: Aaron Cook and Steven Lopez

Favorite Movies:
"Harry Potter", "Finding Nemo" and "500 Days of Summer"

Favorite Music: Michael Buble, John Mayer, Maroon 5, Norah Jones, Jamie Cullum and Colbie Caillat

Did You Know?: Katheryn loves Broadway musicals and has been involved in musical theatre. She has played the violin for over 5 years and has trained at American Martial Arts Academy since 1999 under Master Kwak.

Jr. Pan Am Championships (Jr. Fly): BRONZE
          -lost to Rachel Ortiz (DOM), 10-3, in semifinals
2011  USAT Junior National Team Member (Jr. Fly)
USAT Junior National Team Trials (Jr. Fly): 1st
2011  USAT Junior Olympics (Jr. Fly): GOLD
USAT National Qualifier: SILVER
2011  Jimmy Kim Invitational: SILVER

USAT Junior Olympics (Poomsae): GOLD
2010  California State Championships: SILVER

2009  USAT Junior Olympics (Poomsae): BRONZE
2009  International Taekwondo Festival: SILVER
2009  California State Championships: SILVER

2008  USAT Junior Olympics (Sparring): BRONZE
2008  USAT Junior Olympics (Poomsae): SILVER
2008  USAT National Qualifier: GOLD

2007  USAT Junior Olympics: GOLD
2007  California State Championships: GOLD

2006  USAT Junior Olympics (Poomsae): GOLD
2006  USAT Junior Olympics: GOLD

2005  USAT Junior Olympics (Poomsae): SILVER

last updated 10/25/11