"Self-Discipline vs. Government Regulations"

In 1998, as in previous years, the Supreme Council, 33°, was pleased to sponsor the Scottish Rite Paul R. Kach, 33°, DeMolay Prize Essay Competition. The nationwide contest is divided into eight regional competitions and has two grade levels: 10th grade and below, 11th grade and above. Each regional winner received a check for $300. Each national winner receives an additional $1,200. The 1998 Grand Prize Essays in both grade categories are presented, edited for length, in this issue of the Scottish Rite Journal. A complete listing of regional prize winners is offered below.

Essays appearing in the December 1998 Scottish Rite Journal:

Adam Ralston
Scott N. McKay

Regional Prize winners of the 1998 Scottish Rite Paul R. Kach, 33°, DeMolay Prize Essay Competition received $300 each. They are listed here by Region number and in order of 10th grade and below first and 11th grade and above second: Region #1, Erik Ritchie, Pinemeadow Chapter, Enfield, Conn., and Leonard Demoranville, Phoenix Chapter, Wareham, Mass.; Region #2, Mark J. Rosta, Union Chapter, Edison, New Jer., and Scott N. McKay, Chesapeake Chapter, La Plata, Md.; Region #3, Casey Hare, Mobile Chapter, Daphne, Ala., and David L. Williams, Myron Sandifer Chapter, Rock Hill, S.C.; Region #4, Adam T. Ralston, Earl F. Stapf Chapter, Georgetown, Ohio, and James A. Campbell, Bluegrass Chapter, Lexington, Ky.; Region #5: Jeremy J. Brown, Dr. Frederick Eiche Chapter, Lincoln, Neb., and John B. Noble, Sir Galahad Chapter, Burlington, Wis.; Region #6, Patrick Hardin, Trinity Chapter, Guthrie, Okla., and Zeke Hathcock, Trinity Chapter, Guthrie, Okla.; Region #7, Conor C. Murphy, Arizona Chapter, Tucson, Az., and Alex Orestad, Ross C. Jensen Chapter, Boseman, Mont.; Region #8, Nathaniel Door, Kennewick Chapter, Kennewick, Wash., and Paul A. Rascoe, Agate Chapter, Oceanside, Calif.

Interested In Winning Some Cash? To win from $300 (regional) to $1,200 (national), enter The 1999 Scottish Rite Paul R. Kach, 33°, DeMolay Prize Essay Competition. The 1999 theme is "Violence in the Schools." Contact your local DeMolay "Dad" or Officer for more information about this program.