Essay winners named
Marion students Laura Savage and Macy Sigel, as well as Centre students Emil Godinez Vinduska and Montana Hayes each have won $200 college scholarships for their essays about promoting morality, uplifting the oppressed, respecting laws, and extending charity.
Savage and Godinez Vinduska were recognized by Florence Masonic Advance Lodge 114, and Sigel and Hayes received scholarships from Centre Masonic Lodge 147.
All four will be entered into a state contest where they can win $4,000, or receive $3,000 for second, $2,000 for third, and $1,000 for fourth.
The Masonic lodges also awarded cash prizes to Marion students Hannah Stubenhofer-May and Amy Gayle.
Savage has a record of success in past essay contests, having placed third last year.