The Rochester Elks Lodge 1393 presented the first local scholarships in
its 102-year history at the Spaulding High School awards night on Wednesday May
17th. 2023. The Rochester Elks Scholarship fund was established in
August 2022, and because of generous donations by our membership along with
fundraising activities, lodge representatives were able to present these awards
to four well-deserved Spaulding High School seniors.
awarded were for $1,200.00 each to the following Spaulding High School seniors:
The scholarships were awarded based on family membership in the Rochester
Elks lodge along with consideration and evaluation of the students’ high
academics, leadership, community service, and citizenship.
Congratulations to all the 2023 scholarship winners and continued success
in their future fields of
Members of the newly established scholarship committee are Jerry Skidds,
Chairman, Cindy Skidds, Sue Cook, Kelly (Cook) Kasprzyk, Don Martin, Patty
Taylor, Dennis Dube and Don Abbott.
Please visit our Rochester Elks lodge website www.elks.org/1393 to
learn more about our lodge and the newly established scholarship fund.
Caption: Left to right:
Elks Exalted Ruler Peter Ducharme, Haley Faucher, Colin Bissonnette, Kendall
Gadbois, Jerry Skidds PER, PDD, scholarship chairman. Not shown is Amy Powers.