AUGUST 12, 2015
Caroline Clevenger and Savanah Cyrus Receive Masonic Scholarships
Caroline E. Clevenger and Savanah Raye Cyrus received the Masonic Scholarships recently during an Awards Program at Apperson Masonic Lodge in Louisa. The presentation was made by Tom Copley, Master of Apperson Masonic Lodge in Louisa.
The two scholarship recipients Clevenger and Cyrus made their remarks to the lodge membership expressing their goals for the future, their college they intend to attend and their heartfelt appreciation for being selected. They are determined to do their very best in pursuing their continuing education at their respective colleges.
In making the presentation, Master Copley told the group that this is another way that Apperson Masonic Lodge takes pride in the investment of our young people today by awarding scholarships to worthy and deserving students. Selection of the recipients is based on academic performance, extracurricular activities and field of study.
Carline E. Clevenger was awarded the Apperson Masonic Lodge Scholarship. Clevenger is the daughter of Mark and Donna Clevenger. She is the proud granddaughter of the past Warren K. Clevenger and Wanda Clevenger of Louisa and Leonard V. Compton of Louisa, a 50 year + member of the Masonic fraternity and Betty of the Louisa area. Caroline will be attending Transylvania University this fall, majoring in Business as well as linking another area of study with a degree in Speech Language Pathology.
Apperson Masonic Lodge takes great pride in emphasizing the importance of education to our youth. The Masonic lodge is pleased to present the Bobby E. Boggs Memorial Scholarship Award as well. The late Bobby E. Boggs was a Past Master of Apperson Lodge #195 who lived in the Fallsburg area and had a great admiration for our youth to excel as adults in today’s society. The recipient of the Bobby E. Boggs Memorial Scholarship is Savannah Raye Cyrus, daughter of Joey and Andrea Cyrus. Cyrus will be attending Union College and pursing a degree in Nursing. She plans to play softball for the ladies softball team with Union College.
Freemasonry is the oldest, prestigious, largest and most widely recognized fraternal organization in the world. Today, there are more than 2 million Freemasons in North America alone. It is based on the belief that each man has a responsibility to help make the world a better place. The Grand Lodge of Kentucky has over 38,000 Masons and about 380 Masonic lodges located throughout towns and communities of the Commonwealth.
The mission of Freemasonry in Kentucky is to promote personal growth and self-improvement. As Masons we strive to lead by example by giving back to our communities and supporting the numerous Masonic philanthropies. We invest our resources in our youth, our neighborhoods and our future. Through dedicated fraternal service and commitment to the mission of the organization, the members build a better life for all. Charity is an important tenet of the Masonic fraternity and Freemasons are contributing over 2.5 million dollars a day to benefit charitable deeds and worthy causes to assist the needs of people in our communities.
For more information about the Masonic fraternity, contact Master Tom Copley, Secretary Paul Davis or visit the web site www.grandlodgeofkentucky.org.