Lakeland Lodge awarded 11 scholarships totaling $12,000 at the 2018 scholarship banquet held at the lodge. Approximately 65 people attended. The guest speaker was Dr. Elaine Thompson, President and CEO of Lakeland Regional Health Center.
Pictured are Exalted Ruler, Bob Fuschetti; Reese Overholt, Lakeland Christian; Tarik Graham, Auburndale; Bethanie Budlong, Santa Fe Catholic; Madalyn Werd, Santa Fe Catholic; Alyssa Harley, Santa Fe Catholic; Karter Thomas, Polk State Collegiate; Taylor Langley, Lakeland Christian; Ahmrii Johnson, Harrison School for the Arts; Mandi Chen, International Baccalaureate; Greeshma Venigalla, International Baccalaureate; and Dave Norwine, Scholarship Chairman. Not pictured was Amelia Barski from Roswell, Ga., who was unable to attend the banquet.