Two Snoqualmie martial arts instructors earn Macaroni Kid teacher award

Jake Hart and Chris Buyagawan, in Halloween costume, with their teacher awards. - Courtesy photo
Jake Hart and Chris Buyagawan, in Halloween costume, with their teacher awards.
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“Did you know you’re awesome?” asked a parent to one of the instructors at a recent DMW Martial Arts class. Now, no doubt, they do.

In October, two of the instructors at Snoqualmie Ridge-based DMW, Chris Buyagawan and Jake Hart, were awarded the “Teacher of the Month” award by the Macaroni Kid website, published by two moms that are dedicated to delivering the scoop on all the family-friendly events and activities happening in the local community.

Nominated by the parents of students,  both instructors were recognized for their commitment to teaching martial arts in a multiple of ways to help every student, for taking extra time with her students, and for celebrating their successes, as described by Dan Cartan, Chief Instructor at DMW.

Both Buyagawan and Hart were emotionally moved by the nomination and wanted to thank express their gratitude for the award.

DMW is located at 7712 Center Blvd S.E,  Snoqualmie Ridge.


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