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Masons present Lamar Award medals
Worshipful Master Richard King (left) and Jesse Ramos congratulate Lamar Award recipient Sophia Santos.
During an awards ceremony in the Floresville Middle School on June 1, Worshipful Master Richard King of Floresville Lodge No. 515 AF&AM presented the Lamar Award of Excellence to eighth-grader Sophia Santos and seventh-grader Sean Acevedo.
Established in 1988, the Lamar medal is awarded to students and educators in recognition of outstanding personal achievement in academics, citizenship, community service, or sports. The award is named after Mirabeau Bonapart Lamar, a Mason and second president of the Republic of Texas, who is considered the “Father of Public Education in Texas.”
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