Moose Lodge awards scholarships to area students

The Mount Jackson Moose Lodge 979 handed out five scholarships to deserving seniors at the Stonewall Jackson High School awards banquet on May 24. Each award winner received $1,000 towards their college expenses. The winners are Allison Conner, Rhea Jett, Ryan Pugh and Bria Bryant.

In conjunction with the Mount Jackson Harvest Festival the Lodge also awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Erin Goodier in honor of deceased Moose member Jeff Poole. Poole was instrumental in the organization of the Harvest Festival and a past graduate of SJHS class of 1988.