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Six Receive $1,300 Masonic Scholarships

Last updated on Wednesday, June 4, 2014

(BEDFORD) - The Grand Lodge of Indiana Scholarship Board awarded college scholarships to six Lawrence County students.

Jessica Elkins, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Elkins; Michael and Nathaniel Lee, sons of Sara and the late Robert E. Lee II; Nathan Herr, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Herr; Brennan Woodward, son of Brandon Woodward and Jennifer Woodward and Brandon Phelix, son of Mr. and Mrs. Randall Phelix, each received a $1,300 Masonic Scholarship.

Elkins and Woodward will be freshmen at IU, Michael Lee will be a sophomore at IU, Nathaniel Lee will be a senior at Indiana State University, Herr will be a sophomore at Purdue University, and Phelix will be a freshman at Vincennes University.

The Grand Lodge of Indiana scholarship board distributes earnings from an endowment making it one of the largest fraternal scholarship fund in the country. It has awarded more than $6 million to more than 6,000 Hoosier students. Children, stepchildren of Master Masons and Master Masons who demonstrate academic merit, financial need and community participation may apply for scholarships if they attend an Indiana college or university.

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