Staff Spotlight

Congratulations to WAPI Staff Member Hailstorm Santa Anna!  After work hours, Hailstorm is a Mixed Martial Arts fighter.  Last week she entered the Seattle International Kyokushin tournament and placed second in her division. Hailstorm was the only woman in the division and took 2nd place in the toughest division of the tournament.

Hailstorm is part of the Juvenile Justice Assessment Team at King County Juvenile Detention.  As part of the JJAT team, Hailstorm conducts drug and alcohol assessments with youth who enter the juvenile justice system.  Hailstorm also conducts individual sessions of WAPI’s Street Scholars curriculum, planting seeds in the youth that are in detention.

Hailstorm fights out of the 21st Century Martial Arts School with Sensei Gregory C. Lewis




Sista Hailstorm with her trophy from the Seattle Kyokushin International Tournament.


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