yadYouth Appreciation Day 2004

During the 81st annual Youth Appreciation Day on May 28 in Elizabethtown, youth from the Masonic Children's Home were honored for their academic and extracurricular achievements.

Following the luncheon, Gilson "Buz' Cash, Director Children's Services, presented the 35 youth medallions and certificates for their accomplishments. He also honored the four graduating seniors: Alarice Joyce, Jake Pilkerton, Tara Skidmore and Brian Smith.

During his remarks, R.W. Grand Master William Slater II encouraged the youth to follow the "recipe for success."

"You are the most important ingredient in your own recipe for success." Grand Master Slater said "I congratulate you on your many achievements and encourage you to reach for the stars and make your own dreams a reality."

The annual Tree Planting Ceremony with the graduates, Bro. Cash and Grand Master Slater concluded the day's events.

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