Masonic Lodge No 85 Second Annual Dave Theis Scholarship Essay Contest

Greenwich’s Masonic Lodge is accepting essay submissions for their 2nd annual Dave Theis Scholarship contest.  The Acacia Lodge No 85 will award $2,000 to a single recipient who will be attending a higher institute of learning in fall 2017. The qualifying student must be scheduled to graduate in the 2016-2017 academic year from Greenwich High School. Completed applications must be received or postmarked by May 1, 2017.

Application should also include: Name, address, phone, email, current school, current weighted GPA, and gender.

Essay instructions: Attach a three-page, single spaced essay discussing an event in Greenwich history that has had a lasting effect on the town; or a town citizen who has made a lasting effect on the town; or choose to write about one of the three following topics:

  • Who was Gen. Putnam and for what event is he famous?
  • Which town resident offered their yacht,The Oneida, to President Cleveland? For waht purpose did he do this?
  • Who was Colonel Raynal Cawthorne Bolling and how is he remembered today locally as well as nationally?

Attach a description of the circumstances of your financial need (300 words or less).

Statement: I hereby certify that all information contained on this application and required attachments is complete and true to the best of my knowledge. (Applicant is instructed to sign the statement).

Send completed application to: Scholarship Committee, AF&AM, Acacia Lodge No. 85, 289 Delavan Ave, Greenwich, CT 06830


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