Van Wert Lodge #1197 Student Finishes 1st in State Americanism Contest

Congratulations to Luke Stouffer, who placed 2nd in the local Americanism Essay Contest, but also placed 1st both at the district level and at the state competition.    Luke received money from Van Wert Lodge but also won monies at the district and state level.    His essay will forwarded to the national level for judging.    Pictured is Luke with Linda Stanley, District Americanism Committee Chair and PER Al Lautzenheiser, speaker for the Youth Recognition Breakfast.