Temple Lodge No. 9 A. F. & A. M. awarded seven scholarships at their June 14th meeting. The Lodge was pleased to distribute their annual scholarship awards for 2018 to Brianna Wells, Milford High School – $1,000 who plans on attending Virginia Tech, to Lauren McNulty, Cape Henlopen High School – $500 who plans on attending University of Delaware or Coastal Carolina University, and to Katelyn Brown, Lake Forest High School – $1,000 who plans on attending Salisbury University. Additional winners were awarded Henry C. Coleman scholarships. The Coleman scholarships are provided by Temple Lodge No. 9 for students that are part of the extended Masonic family. The winners were each awarded $750. They are Ryan Swain from Calvert Hall High School – who plans on attending Towson University, Jeremy Mahoney from Poly Tech High School – who plans on attending Delaware Technical Community College, Morgan Abbott from Milford High School – who plans on attending University of Delaware, and Emily Hogan who is currently attending Washington State University.
The applicants were required to write an essay. Lauren McNulty read her essay on Benjamin Franklin to the members of the Lodge in attendance. The money for the scholarships is raised at Temple No. 9 Lodge’s annual golf outing in May. For information about next year’s scholarship awards, individuals can contact Gerald Swain at 302-424-1516.
Photo: From left, Mike Hogan (accepting for his daughter Emily), Harold Rothermel (great-grandfather of Katelyn Brown), Lauren McNulty, Morgan Abbott, Katelyn Brown, and Marty Hogan (assistant scholarship chairman). Not pictured are Gerald Swain (scholarship chairman), Jack McDuff (scholarship committee), and Bob Van Gorder (scholarship committee).
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