Congratulations! Local students honored with Alki Masonic Lodge’s 36th annual School Awards

May 20, 2014 at 11:11 am | In West Seattle news, West Seattle people, West Seattle schools | 4 Comments

A ceremony last night at Alki Masonic Hall in The Junction honored the local students chosen for this year’s School Awards from Lodge #152, the 36th year the lodge has presented awards “in support of our public-school system.” Eight juniors from each of two schools were honored, four girls and four boys:

Above, the West Seattle High School honorees. Accompanied in our photo by principal Ruth Medsker, they are, in alphabetical order:

Megan Duong
Charli Elliott
Maxwell Eronimous
Holly Hinnant
Nathaniel Livingston
Isaac Peck
Edward Sander
Annalisa Ursino

And from Chief Sealth International High School, photographed with counselor Jol Raymond, the honorees are:

Olivia Boyd
Sophia Boyd
Mabel Hernandez Collazo
Kelsey Lawson
Aidan McMurray
Yael Pina
Simon Tweolde
Lincoln Vuong

The lodge also honored four selected students from the previous year’s honoree roster. From those four, Matthew Wo from CSIHS received a $1,000 scholarship:

The “2013 Top Boys and Girls” also included Sealth’s Eileen Lee and WSHS’s Megan Antalan and Michael Lee. Last night’s ceremony was emceed by Martin Monk of Lodge 152; he also is a member of the Education Council that coordinates the awards program, along with Gary Langenbach, John Bozeat, and Elmer Lindseth.

4 Comments

  1. Fabulous work Alki Masonic lodge of honoring our community youth in the public schools!

    Comment by Tanya — 6:49 pm May 20, 2014 #

  2. I second that, Tanya! As the proud parent of one of the kids honored, I found the kindness and generosity of these gentlemen truly humbling. Many thanks!

    Comment by Lauri — 9:20 am May 21, 2014 #

  3. Congratulations to all the outstanding students from Chief Sealth International High School and West Seattle High School on their Masonic Scholarship awards! Thanks go out to the Alki Masonic Lodge for this fine community outreach program to encourage young scholars. It is certainly a worthy project and much appreciated by the schools, families and friends of the students.

    Comment by Patricia A Palagi — 9:49 am May 21, 2014 #

  4. Many thanks to the Masonic Lodge for their gracious hospitality and contributions to the community.

    Comment by Sara — 12:04 pm May 22, 2014 #

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