Stelzman awarded Eastern Star Scholarship

Posted on Monday, December 3, 2012 at 12:00 pm


Morristown Hamblen High School West alumna Elaine Stelzman has been notified that she will receive a scholarship from the Grand Chapter of the Tennessee order of the Eastern Star.

 A 2009 graduate of West High, Stelzman chose to continue her education at East Tennessee State University where she is a senior majoring in biology.

 Tate Spring Chapter No. 425, in Bean Station, submitted her name to the scholarship committee.

 Her parents, Ralph and Cindy Stelzman of Morristown, are both members of Tate Spring Chapter.

 The Order of the Eastern Star is a fraternal organization, to which both men and women may belong. Men who are Masons are eligible to join, as are women with specific Masonic ties.

 The organization also raises funds for cancer research, arthritis research, the Knights Templar Eye Foundation, Shriners’ Hospital for Crippled Children, and other organizations.

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