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Jordan-Matthews’ Tobar receives scholarship

Posted Wednesday, April 4, 2012

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Siler City, NC - On Monday, March 19, 2012, Michelle Tobar, a senior at Jordan-Matthews High School, received a $500.00 youth scholarship from the Most Excellent Prince Hall Grand Chapter of Holy Royal Arch Masons; North Carolina Jurisdiction.

The Grand Chapter of Holy Royal Arch Masons gives annually four scholarships to eligible student applicants throughout the state of North Carolina. At the General Conference held in Raleigh the Grand Chapter scholarship committee chairman announced Michelle Tobar and three other students’ applications were approved out of fourteen applicants.

The criteria for the scholarship are: 1) to be a graduating high school senior at the time the scholarship is awarded. 2) must plan to attend an accredited 4-year college/university or technical school. 3) must have a minimum 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale. 4) must have 3 letters of recommendation from a school official, community, church, or civic leader.

On behalf of Most Excellent Grand High Priest Nathaniel Degraffinreaidt and the Grand Chapter officers. Two local members of R.L. Siebles Holy Royal Arch Masons Chapter #79 (PHA) of Greensboro, NC presented the scholarship award at Jordan-Matthews High School during the JETS enrichment period.

The local members present were the Excellent High Priest Maurice Hamilton and chapter secretary Marvin Morgan (J-M CTE Teacher). Michelle Tobar’s mother, Virginia Tobar (School Interpreter), and Martin McDonald, principal at Jordan-Matthews, were present at the presentation

 
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