.On Monday, April 30th, the Freemasons of San Saba, Order of Eastern Star & the Scottish Rite Club hosted their annual Seniors Banquet. The 2012 senior classes of Cherokee, Richland Springs and San Saba high schools were in attendance. Eighty-six people were present and enjoyed a meal of fried fish, fries and hushpuppies. Chief cook was Richard Smith assisted by Joe Ragsdale, Roger Verette and Ronnie Vaughn.After supper and introductions, the program was presented by State Representative Sid Miller of Stephenville, who addressed the graduating seniors about the challenges ahead for young Texans as they leave home and enter into the working world.Three $1,000 scholarships accompanied with the Lamar Medal were presented by Jan K. Huffstetler, representing the lodge and Ann Alston, representing the Order of the Eastern Star. The retiring or retired teachers each received a $25.00 gift.
Cherokee ISDTeacher-Candice D'Ann Wilton Student - Payton DouglasTatsch
Richland Springs ISDTeacher - Patsy M. HallStudent - Kensie T-Ann GreenSan Saba ISDTeacher/Coach - Ronald Clinton SchulzeStudent - Allan P. Hale
The San Saba Scottish Rite Freemasons awarded a $500 scholarship, which was presented by Club President, John D. Rhoades, 32°.
San Saba ISDStudent - Falyn D. Rainwater
The retired teachers each received a Pike Medal and a $25 gift.
Richland Springs ISDMelanie M. Smith
San Saba ISDDebra Diane Faught Shahan
The members of the Order of Eastern Star, Masonic Lodge and Scottish Rite Club wish to take this opportunity to recognize the past accomplishments of these individuals and the senior class of 2012, wishing for them the best success possible.