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DeMolay Honors Students for Their Scholastic Excellence

Borrowing on an idea that has been an extremely successful tradition for DeMolay Chapters that meet in the Philadelphia area, Abraham C. Treichler Lodge No. 682 Free and Accepted Masons, sponsored the seventh annual Honor Roll Challenge Night as a reward to those members of Elizabethtown DeMolay who finished the 2018 school year with a 3.0 or better grade point average. Held earlier this month, eight members of Elizabethtown DeMolay were treated to a night of food and fun at Ichiban Japanese Steak and Seafood Restaurant in Lancaster.

The scholars, dining on appetizers like sushi and sashimi, entrees of seafood, steak, and chicken represented four different school districts in south-central Pennsylvania. Blake Anderson, a 2018 graduate of Donegal High School just completed the first semester at Indiana University’s Academy of Culinary Arts in Punxsutawney, Pa.; Gabriel Anderson, a seventhgrader at the Elizabethtown Area Middle School; Jacob Beers, a 2017 graduate

of Lower Dauphin High School and Sophomore at West Chester University; Mason Barrick, a seventh-grader at Lower Dauphin Middle School; Daniel Sellers, a 2016 graduate of Elizabethtown Area High School and sophomore at the Honors College of Susquehanna University; Martin Stoner, a ninth-grade student at Solanco High School; and Logan and Connor Vogelsong, a senior and sophomore, respectively, at Elizabethtown Area High School.

One of the principal teachings of the Order of DeMolay is appreciation, respect and support for the public schools and the importance of education in the life of young men. Schoolbooks are prominently displayed in all formal meetings and ceremonies of the organization as a reminder of this bulwark of the organization.

Elizabethtown Chapter, Order of DeMolay, is a fraternal organization for young men between the ages of 12 and 21 years of age for young men from Elizabethtown,

Holtwood, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lititz, Lower Dauphin, Middletown, Mount Joy, Quarryville, and Lebanon areas. Through its varied activities, the Order of DeMolay teaches the principles of good citizenship, fraternalism, and leadership. Anyone who wants further information may contact Chapter Advisor “Dad” Jesse Spence at 717-209-0843 or etowndemolay@gmail. com.

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