The Eastern Arkansas Scottish Rite Bodies celebrated their 48th Anniversary at our meeting on June 13th with a large crowd of over 60 brethren, family, friends, scholarship awardees, and 50-year members. Everyone had a wonderful time.
This year, we were able to award five college scholarships worth $500 – four from the Valley and one from the Knights of St Andrew. Three of those students were able to attend and were recognized.
Rachel Edwards, Westside H.S. (KSA Scholarship)
Paige Fithen, EPC H.S.
Layla Keller, Tuckerman H.S.
Noah Roark, Walnut Ridge H.S.
Sky Shipley, South Pemiscot H.S. (Daryl Johnson Scholarship)
We also had the honor of presenting 50-year pins and certificates to Bro’s Paul Howard 32° and John Warnock 32° KCCH. Both received the 32° on February 19, 1972, in Little Rock and both affiliated with the Eastern Arkansas Scottish Rite Bodies on December 27, 1976. Thank you, brothers, for being faithful members of our fraternity.
Our newest members, Sam Camp and Brent Davis, were recognized and welcomed to the Bodies. Both received their 32° at the state-wide reunion on May 14th. Sam was appointed the class Secretary for the Valley of Jonesboro and Brent was appointed the class Vice-President. Welcome brothers!