Completing a level of the Masonic Scholar program takes significant work and effort. Listed here are the Master Masonic Scholars recognized by the Academy.


Pennsylvania Masons who complete all three certification levels and attain the designation of “Master Masonic Scholar” will be presented a collar and jewel that can be worn to any Masonic meeting.

Master Masonic Scholars

Yasser A. Al-Khatib, Fritz Lodge No. 308
Herbert C. Archdeacon, Concordia Lodge No. 67 (deceased)
Benjamin G. Baird,
Peter B. Widener Lodge No. 671
Paul D. Baltzer, Eureka Lodge No. 366
Francis J. Bell, University Lodge No. 51
Daniel J. Benny, Brownstone Lodge No. 666
Russell L. Bland, Fritz Lodge No. 308
William L. Britton, Cumberland Valley No. 315
Charles S. Canning, Jordan Lodge No. 673
David H. Coyle, George M. Dallas No. 531
Theodore S.J. Davi, Philanthropy Lodge No. 225
John R. Dinkel, St. James Lodge No. 457
Anthony J. Dintino, III, St. Alban’s Lodge No. 529
Robert A. DiPalma, Sr., Bluestone Lodge No. 338
William L. Frankhouser, Howell Lodge No. 405
Matthew W. Gallagher, Concordia Lodge No. 67
Thomas E. Glidden, Abraham C. Treichler Lodge No. 682 (deceased)
Robert A. Goodman, Brownstone Lodge No. 666
Shawn M. Gorley, New Wilmington Lodge No. 518
Jerry J. Hamilton, Southampton Radiant Star Lodge No. 806
Raymond J. Hartman, Lodge No. 106
George R. Haynes Columbia Lodge No. 91
Larry D. Horath, Henry M. Phillips Lodge No. 337
Robert D. Hukill, North Star Lodge No. 241
Thomas W. Jackson, R.W.P.G.S., Cumberland Valley Lodge No. 315
Richard F. Kucera, Westmoreland Lodge No. 518
Luis R. Lasa, W.K. Bray No. 410
Frank J. Melfi, III, Prospect Lodge No. 578
Walter Wm. Melnyk, Springfield-Hanby Lodge No. 767
Michael Mochan, Harry S. Truman No. 765
Michael Moran, Nicholson Lodge No. 438
Richard P. Mucahy, Titusville Lodge No. 754
Christian R. Mueller, Perry-Keystone No. 392
Richard F. Muth, Lodge No. 457
Robert D. Nichol, Avalon Lodge No. 657
Adam T. Osman, Juniata Lodge No. 282
John W. Postlewait, Hobah Lodge No. 276
Drew R. Reed, Mt. Pisgah Lodge No. 443
Christopher Rhody, Chartiers Lodge No. 297
Christopher D. Rodkey, Mt. Lebanon Lodge No. 226
Douglas M. Rowe, Doylestown Lodge No. 245
James L. Sieber, Cumberland Valley Lodge No. 315
Floyd R. Sowers, Cumberland Valley Lodge No. 315
Peter M. Stenzhorn, Moscow Lodge No. 504
James M. Stephens, Lodge No. 43
W. Kenneth Stout Jr., Abraham C. Treichler Lodge No. 682 (deceased)
Robert E. Umbaugh, Cumberland Star Lodge No. 197
Thomas Vanderhoef, Canawacta Lodge No. 360
Francis A. Vicente, Lodge No. 126
Brian J. Wagner, Lodge No. 43
Gerald W. West, Perseverance Lodge No. 21
Samuel Yosen, Newtown Lodge No. 427

Level II Masonic Scholars

Johnson, Jeremy R., Mountain No. 281
Laucks II, Samuel S., Red Lion No. 649
Leaver, Ryan A, Warren No. 310
Pozzuto, Andrew, Sunset No. 623
Wagner, John L., University No. 51

Level I Masonic Scholars

Ballenger, D. Todd, Dallas No. 231
Bechler, Bryan D., Crawford No. 234
Bray, Lawrence, K., Lodge No. 43
Brinkmeyer, Timothy R., Mountain No. 281
Fewer, Thomas M., Shiloh-MacCalla No. 558
Hobday, Robert L., Columbia No. 286
Holtzapple, Adam, Zeredatha No. 451
Hughes III, Robert J., Armstrong No. 239
Hughes, Robert E., Lodge No. 61
Krebs, Robert C., Bellefonte No. 268
Krogstad, Eric W., St. John’s No. 115
Merris, Charles L., Lamberton No. 476
Muller, Walter S., Harford No. 445
Potter, Edward D., Red Lion No. 649
Speece, Jack H., Hiram No. 616
Wallace, Charles R., Shenango Valley No. 810
Wolf, Christopher E., Charles M. Howel No. 496
Bray, Lawrence K., Lodge No. 43
Ingham, Richard, John W, Jenks No. 534
Pozzuto, Andrew, R. Sunset No. 623
Proctor, James St. John’s No. 260
Stange, Lance J. Union No. 291

Per our policy, program participants who have not submitted any progression for 24 months are considered inactive and removed from the active scholars list.

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