Essays

We are proud to announce the winners of our David R. Bedwell Essay Contest.

 

First Place: Thomas Ubriaco III Essex
Lodge #7
Grand Lodge of New Jersey
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Bro. Thomas Ubriaco III Receives the MRC’s Grand Master’s Award in recognition for Significant Contributions toward Enhancing Masonic Renewal in the Jurisdiction of New Jersey. MW Hees invited Brother Ubriaco to say a few words about winning the MRC David Bedwell Memorial Essay contest from the Grand East. Br. Ubriaco was very emotional about winning the contest. It was apparent the recognition meant a lot to him.

(Pictured (l to r) are Bro. Thomas Ubriaco III, PGM Bill Berman, and one of the newest MRC members, MW Dieter B. Hees, IPGM of NJ.)

Second Place: Chase William Gordon Glendale
Lodge #23
Grand Lodge of Arizona
Chase is also the International Master Councilor, Order of DeMolay
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Third Place: John A. Staples Morning Star Lodge,
No. 17
Grand Lodge of New Hampshire
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Additional Contest Entries

Brother Guy Seward Barnes IV
The Patriot Lodge No. 1957
Grand Lodge of Virginia
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Matthew Detrick
Anthony Lodge #455
9 th Masonic District of Ohio
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Michael D. Huse Jr, (Past Master)
Hiram Lodge #9, District #4
Grand Lodge of New Hampshire
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Lawrence Vincent
Lodge: McMillan #400
Jurisdiction: Grand Lodge of Michigan
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Scott Rowe
Manitoba Lodge #235
Grand Lodge of Canada, Province of Ontario
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Stephen Jones
Neptune Lodge
Grand Lodge of Newfoundland and Labrador
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Francis R. Fritz
Glendale #23
Grand Lodge of Arizona
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Bro. Michael Doucette
Cedar Lodge #270 GRC
Grand Lodge of Canada in the Province of Ontario
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Scott Steven Dueball
D.C. Cregier Lodge No. 81
Grand Lodge A.F. & A.M. of Illinois
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James F. Hardee
Varina Lodge #272
Grand Lodge of Virginia
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Cameron Clark Poe
Lexington Lodge #1
Grand Lodge of Kentucky
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Salman S. Sheikh
St. Alban Lodge #529 F&AM
Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania F&AM
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Daniel Gene Anderson
Pyramid Lodge #451 and El Paso Lodge #13
Grand Lodge of Kansas AF&AM and Grand Lodge of Colorado AF&AM
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James Wade D’Acosta
Fidelity-St. John’s No. 3
Grand Lodge of Ancient Free & Accepted of the State of Connecticut
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John Jason Allman
Tullahoma Lodge, #262
Grand Lodge Free and Accepted Masons of Tennessee
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Michael A. Payne
Piedmont-Stella #50
Grand Lodge of Virginia
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Brian R. Song
Queen City Lodge #761
Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of Tennessee
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Jeffery Paul Pedigo
Hiram Lodge #7
Grand Lodge of Tennessee
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Michael C. Shklar, PM
Cheshire-Mount Vernon Lodge #23
Cornish Flat, New Hampshire
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Robert Tailleur
Sturgeon Falls Lodge No. 447 & Bethel Lodge No. 699
Grand Lodge of A.F. & A.M. of Canada in the Province of Ontario
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