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Scholarship Awards Evening
April 27, 2011



Arlington scholarship winners Dana Canaria and Colton McCoy
with AHS principal Brian Beckley

 

Darrington scholarship winners Andrew Forrest and Sarrah Peterson

AHS principal Brian Beckley presents Erick Heinz
the 2011 Educator of the Year Award.

There were over 130 in attendance as Arlington Masonic Lodge held its annual Student Achievement Awards Evening on Wednesday April 27, 2011.  Worshipful Master Boyd McPherson recognized 27 students from Arlington HS and 4 students from Darrington HS for their achievement.   The recipients from Arlington were Dana Canaria and Colton McCoy and from Darrington were Sarrah Peterson and Andrew Forrest.  Assisting in presenting the awards were Arlington HS College & Careers Specialist Gina Burrill and Darrington HS Counselor Brett Galbraith.  McPherson said that one girl and one boy were selected from the junior class of each school to receive a financial scholarship award and mentioned how difficult it was to select from among the excellent field of applicants. 

Arlington principal Brian Beckley presented English teacher Erick Heinz with the Educator of the Year award and recognized him for his accomplishments in advancing the school’s video program as well his coaching of the AHS basketball program.  Principal Beckley concluded the evening with a brief talk about how the Freemasons have directly influenced the growth of public education in America by starting some of the first public schools in both Europe and America.

Arlington principal Brian Beckley presented English teacher Erick Heinz with the Educator of the Year award and recognized him for his accomplishments in advancing the school's video program as well his coaching of the AHS basketball program.  Principal Beckley concluded the evening with a brief talk about how the Freemasons have directly influenced the growth of public education in America by starting some of the first public schools in both Europe and America.

"Our public school system would not be what it is today without the Freemasons. The Freemasons have directly influenced the growth of public education in America by starting some of the first public schools in both Europe and America. The Freemasons supported legislation to make education universal and in the 1800's lobbied for the establishment of state supported education and the federal land-grant colleges.   Public Education has benefited from the Freemasons--and we thank you."  -  Brian Beckley, AHS Principal

 

Past Masters Night
October 27, 2010

The culmination of this year was the Past Masters evening. Our lodge was filled with 35 brothers, two petitioners and the Grand Master honored 14 Past Masters of Arlington 129. They shared with us many of their experiences during their years and how sitting in the chair in the East changed their lives. In a very touching moment WB Bud Bowles received the Lewis Jewell from VWB Sam Roberts. This is a special jewel which can only be worn by either the father or son, both of whom are Master Masons. I’m sure if we could have peeked into the Celestial Lodge above we would see a smile on your father's face that extended from ear to ear. Finally that evening MWB G Santy Lascano assisted WM Ken Shotwell in presenting WB Earl Greathouse with the Hiram Award.
 

2010 Past Masters Night
2010 Past Masters Night
Back Row (l to r): VW Cary Cope, VW Homer Beath, W Albert "Bud" Bowles, VW Boyd McPherson, W Gary Flatt,
VW Mike Ashley, W Earl Greathouse, W Warten Schoben & W George Fischer.
Front Row:  W Hernan Divinagracia, MW G. Santy Lascano, VW Howard Christianson, VW Wayne I. Smith & W Clifford Nelson.


Earl Greathouse Hiram Award Recipient.
(l to r) WM Ken Shotwell, W Earl Greathouse & MW G. Santy Lascano.

 

Arlington Lodge # 129
participates in the
July 4th Parade

Arlington 129 Masons march in Arlington 4th of July Parade

    

Arlington Lodge # 129 participated in the City of Arlington annual 4th of July Parade. 
We had 30+ participants including a horse drawn carriage, several convertibles, small Masonic float,
a Masonic motorcycle escort and a number of marching Masons.  In addition to Arlington # 129 Masons
we had Brothers from Crystal #122 (Marysville) Sulton-Monroe #160 (Monroe), Rbt. Burns #243 (Everett)
and gals from Job's Daughter Bethel #50 (Snohomish).  Thank you to all who participated!


2010 Arlington # 129
Gleneagle Clothes Drive


Volunteers for the 2010 Arlington #129 Gleneagle Clothes Drive are (left to right) Proceso Dumadag, Harley Robb, Patrick Harris,
Dick Butner, Alden Sarmiento, Allen & Kay Foss, Warren & Mary Jo Schoeben, and Travis & Donna Schoeben shown in front of
just a few of the dozens of tables of clothing collected, sorted and distributed to local Arlington clothes banks.  


Arlington Lodge held its 5th Annual cloths drive in May, coinciding with the Gleneagle Garage Sale.
Eleven volunteers collected about 8 truck loads of donated clothes during the one-day drive.
The items were brought to the Lodge where they were sorted and then delivered to Helping Hands
and KID’S KLOSET (both nonprofit organizations in Arlington).


 

Annual Jr. Achievement Award
April 15, 2010

Arlington Masonic Lodge No. 129 hosted their annual Jr. Achievement Awards evening on Thursday, April 15, 2010.
Acknowledged for their academic and community achievements were 17 students from Arlington HS and 7 students from Darrington HS. 

 

Arlington scholarship recipients John Dieter & Caroline Rensel     Darrington HS scholarship recipients Daniel Botamanenko & Madison Hatfield

John Dieter and Caroline Rensel from Arlington HS and Daniel Botamanenko and Madison Hatfield from Darrington HS were awarded scholarships. 
 

Jan Mustered receives 2010 Educator of the Year award         

Also acknowledged for her exemplary service to the Arlington school district was Jan Mustered who received the distinguished Educator of the Year Award. 
 

Sam Roberts, the local district deputy of grand Lodge of Washington, the evening's featured speaker, gave an inspiring speech on Leadership. 
The ceremony was attended by over 80 people including family, friends, community and Lodge members. 

Let's have some pizza!  Friends, family and Lodge members celebrate with pizza and pop afterwards.

Following the awards presentation there was a pizza and pop reception. 


 

 Ladies Night Dinner
February 13, 2010

 

 

 
 

Arlington HS Jazz Band Performing for the 70 Family & Guests
who enjoyed our Ladies Night Dinner
 

 
 

More Ladies Night Photos



 

2009 4th of July Parade


 

Smokey Point Rest Stop
Coffee Brigade

 

Rest Stop Volunteers Dick & George