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Roan Oak Masonic Lodge awards four PJC nursing scholarships

Published or Revised October 23, 2018

Roan Oak Masonic Lodge Scholarships 2018

The Roan Oak Masonic Lodge awarded four scholarships for $500 to PJC nursing students. Shown, from left, are PJC President Dr. Pam Anglin, Lodge Treasurer Larry Slagle, Tanzila Hostetler, Jaslyn Reynolds, Vianna Ross, Sabrina Wilson, Lodge Secretary James Parsons, PJC Director of Nursing Stephanie Parker, and PJC Dean of Health Occupations Dr. Gregory Ferenchak.

Thanks to the generosity of the Roan Oak Masonic Lodge, four members of the 2018-19 associate degree nursing class at Paris Junior College received $500 toward their tuition, fees and related expenses.

Located in Garrett’s Bluff, the Roan Oak Masonic Lodge #860 was again able to receive a match gift from the Texas Masonic Charities Foundation, Inc. from local fundraising efforts.

Lodge Treasurer Larry Slagle and Secretary James Parsons awarded the scholarships to Jaslyn Reynolds and Vianna Ross of Paris, Sabrina Wilson of Bagwell, and Tanzila Hostetler of Brookston.

“It’s a tremendous honor for us to provide scholarships to these nursing students,” said Slagle. “The Roan Oak Masonic Lodge strives to assist others and make the world a better place. We’ll continue to do this. I wish we could do more, and maybe we will be able to.”

The Lodge’s major fundraiser in the fall each year is a fish fry and it is scheduled for October 27, from 4:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. in Garrett’s Bluff, and everyone is invited to attend. For information about the event, call 903-732-4035.

“The PJC nursing program is most grateful to the Lodge for their continued assistance to our students,” said PJC Director of Nursing, Stephanie Parker. “Our nursing program demands a lot from our students and this help is greatly appreciated.”

For more information about scholarships at Paris Junior College call 903-782-0425 and about PJC nursing programs call 903-782-0734.

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