2017 Kach Essay Region Winners


Kansas City, Mo –Paul R. Kach, 33° (1900-1983) was an outstanding member of the Scottish Rite Valley of Baltimore, Maryland, and an ardent supporter of the Order of DeMolay. The essay contest, which bears his name, was established in his memory in 1984. The Scottish Rite members are proud to work with this incredible youth organization by offering a scholarship only for its members, and thus encourage the moral and intellectual growth of young men across the nation.

Congratulations to the following regional winners of the 2017 Paul R. Kach, 33° Essay Competition!

Region 1
10th & Below: Nolan Palmer, John Elliot Ch., MA
11th & Above: Donovan Cargill, Benjamin Franklin Ch, MA

Region 2
10th & Below: Addison Anderson, George Flemming Moore Ch, MD
11th & Above:  Phillip Hurkala, Richmond Ch, NY

Region 3
11th & Above: Remington Bridgeman, Clayton Ch, GA

Region 4
11th & Above: Alex Buckwinkler, Bloomingdale Ch, IL

Region 5
10th & Below: Aaron Meerovich, Robbinsdale Ch, MN
11th & Above:  AJ Brendel, Anoka Ch, MN

Region 6
11th & Above:  Dillion Williss, Norman Ch., OK

Region 7
10th & Below: Chase Gerton, Broomfield Ch, CO
11th & Above: Seaghan Ennis, Colorado Springs Ch, CO

Region 8
10th & Below:  Matthew Thompson, Antelope Valley Ch, SO CA
11th & Above:  Thomas Kappers, Treasure Valley Ch, ID

This program is sponsored by The Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry awards who $300 to each Region Winner (2 Region Winners from each of the 10 Regions) and $1,200 for the National Winners (2  National Winners).

National winners will be announced during the Grand Masters Hall of Fame Banquet on June 17, 2017! 

For more information, please contact:
DeMolay International
1-800-DEMOLAY (336-6529)

DeMolay is the premier youth leadership organization building young men of character and dedicated to making young men better people and leaders. Providing a program based on timeless principles and practical experience, DeMolay strives to not only create the extraordinary leader but a leader of character.

This is an official publication of DeMolay and acknowledges authority and yields allegiance to DeMolay International, of which Frank S. Land was Founder.