2020 Scholarship Recipients

The Grand Lodge awarded ten $2,000 scholarships in 2020. Here are the recipients and the colleges they will attend:
- Kate DeVelder; Black Hills State University
- Kara Ewing; Black Hills State University
- Acadia Folkerts; South Dakota State University
- Gage Jager; South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
- Olivia Vermeulen; Augustana University
- Carter Jahnig; Dakota Wesleyan University
- Grace Kinder; South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
- Aireanna Santos; Lake Area Tech
- Lauren Sharkey; University of South Dakota
- Travis Sharp; South Dakota State University


Masons in the News

 The Masons of Rapid City made the news with their terrific food drive!


Golden Book Available Online

The Counselor’s Golden Book of Masonic Information, revised by Brothers of Resurgam Lodge #31, is now available online. This is an enormous and valuable resource for all Brothers, particularly Lodge Secretaries.


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Read the latest South Dakota Masonic Messenger.

From the East

I would like to take a few moments to share some thoughts with all of you. I am truly honored to be serving as Grand Master of Masons in South Dakota for the ensuing year. I appreciate all the kind words of support and offers to help with projects when needed. I want to thank my.... [Continue reading...]

From the Deputy Grand Master

Brethren, “I am so humbled by my election to the position of Deputy Grand Master/Grand Master Elect” is a response all good Lodge Officers have been taught to say whenever they get elected to a new position...  [Continue reading...]


From the West

To relieve the distressed is a duty incumbent on all men but more especially Masons. To soothe the unhappy, to sympathize with their misfortunes, to compassionate their miseries and to restore peace to...  [Continue reading...]

From the South

As I sit here in the last leg of my trip to the Conference of Grand Masters of North America, I can’t help but think, how many other brothers are on this plane with me? The first one I noticed just happened to be sitting...  [Continue reading...]

From the Grand Treasurer-Secretary

Well, things have been interesting, to say the least, at the Grand Lodge Office. This Covid-19 pandemic has made it necessary to change how our Grand Lodge Office does business. We had to get things set up quickly so Gwen could do most of her work from home...  [Continue reading...]

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