Scioto Lodge #6, Free & Accepted Masons is awarding $1,000 scholarships to three members of area graduating classes of 2018 who were picked from among 32 applicants for the grants.
The scholarships will be presented Monday (May 21st) during the lodge's Annual Top Scholars Banquet at the Masonic Temple.
These are the winners:
Ms. Sydney M. Crawford, Huntington High School, who is graduating first in her class of 73 students with a 3.977 grade-point average.
Matthew Ryan Skeens, Southeastern High School, graduating first in a class of 98 students.
James Michael Bell, Zane Trace, who ranks fourth in his class of 105 students.
The recipients will be honored along with other top scholars from Ross County Schools.
The scholarship program is funded in part by the lodge's annual fish fry which is scheduled for Friday, June 1st, at the Lions Club Shelter in Yoctangee Park.