Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge honors students

2014-05-15T15:00:00Z Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge honors studentsBy Phil Villarreal Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge  No. 2815 handed out scholarships to several students, recognizing their academic and extracurricular achievements.

Five students received $1,200 Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship Program awards.

Winners included Connor Reilly and Samantha Sasse of Pusch Ridge Christian Academy; Erica Harris and Suzannah Whitlatch of Ironwood Ridge High School and Stephan Keeme-Sayre of Immaculate Heart High School.

College students Eric Wardell, Jacob Wardell, Mally McGarity, Jessica Grille and Amanda Wittenborn received $500 scholarships from the lodge.

Contact reporter Phil Villarreal at or 573-4130.

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