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Masonic and community awards event

By Thomas VanEtten 

Those Masons at Cannon Memorial Lodge really know how to thank the community. With a large crowd in attendance, they were honored to present what they called “local, unsung heroes” with a plaque of recognition. The event was labeled “Ladies Night: A Community and Masonic Awards Night” which allowed the masons to thank award nominees from all over the city, within their own Lodge, as well as their significant others for their support.

Each recipient was chosen by their respective organization, and submitted to the Masons as a way to recognize that one individual that went above and beyond in the community. As another way to thank the honorees and their families, dinner was provided by the Lodge.

Community Awards:

Kannapolis Police Department: Sgt. Nick Corn

Kannapolis Fire Department: Lee Goodman

Kannapolis City Schools (teacher): Jennifer Linn

Kannapolis City Schools (administrator): Dr. Mandi Campbell

Kannapolis City Employee: Sherry Gordon

Kannapolis Charter Academy (teacher): Arlene Rado-Myrick

Kannapolis Charter Academy (administrator): Christin Lindsey

Masonic Awards:

60-year service award: Carl Moore

50-year service award: Kenneth Clayton

25-year service award: Joe King

25-year service award: Tim Haigler

Coaching award: Fred Carter, Richard Secoolish, Thomas VanEtten, Junior Harward

Master’s appreciation award: James Secoolish, George Maxwell, Richard Secoolish

Mason of the Year: Thomas VanEtten

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