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    Attorney Lewyn Scott Garrett Practices What He Teaches to Kids at Rec Center

    BALTIMORE - Baltimore Attorney and Baltimore City Orphans' Court Associate Judge Lewyn Scott Garrett awarded Karate Uniforms, known as Gis, to kids at John Eager Howard Recreation Center last month during their Christmas Celebration. Garrett who has volunteered as a karate instructor for 17 years at the center, awarded the uniforms to students that successfully completed his class for that session.

    A 5th degree black belt himself, Lewyn Scott Garrett says the Karate program provides not only a safe haven for kids to go to after school but they are also taught the core principles of martial arts – self defense, competition, physical health and fitness, as well as mental, physical and spiritual development.

    Affectionately know as “Miss Cookie”, Carolyn Newton the Director of John Eager Howard Recreation Center says Garrett teaches up to 45 kids each class on the two days a week he volunteers there.

    About John Eager Howard Recreation Center
    Located in Reservoir Hill, John Eager Howard Recreation Center provides numerous after school and summer programs as well as nutritious meals for kids from low income families and is recognized as one of the top Recreation Centers in Baltimore City.

    About Lewyn Scott Garrett
    Lewyn Scott Garrett is an attorney in Baltimore City with over 35 years experience practicing law and has been a Judge with the Baltimore City Orphans' Court for 17 years. He earned his black belt in Karate while attending college at the University of Maryland at Baltimore Campus. He continues to work out of the Karate Dojo, Tsunami Martial Arts Academy in Windsor Mill, Maryland under Grand Master Garcia Davis. Garrett is also an avid distance runner. He's run in the highly regarded Boston Marathon several times and is one of only a few runners that have completed all Baltimore Marathons since its inception 12 years ago.

    For additional information on John Eager Howard Recreation Center and the programs they provide please visit Baltimore City Department of Recreation and Parks at

    For additional information on Lewyn Scott Garrett visit

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