Kach Essay

The Paul R. Kach, 33° Essay Competition awards $300 to each Region Winner (2 Region Winners from each of the 10 Regions) and $1,200 for the National Winners (2 National Winners). For the two National Winners, their combined winnings are $1,500. 

The 2017 Kach Essay Theme:

"How has DeMolay made you a better son and leader?"

DeMolay was founded by Dad Frank S. Land to help build “better sons, and in turn, better men and better leaders….”

How has DeMolay made you a better son and leader? How will you be a better man for having been a DeMolay? How do you share the value you have received from DeMolay with others?

Complete your essay online at DeMolay.org/KachEssay

Ill. Paul R. Kach, 33° (1900-1983) was an outstanding member of the Scottish Rite Valley of Baltimore, Maryland, and an ardent supporter of the Order of DeMolay. The essay contest, which bears his name, was established in his memory in 1984. The Scottish Rite members are proud to work with this incredible youth organization by offering a scholarship only for its members, and thus encourage the moral and intellectual growth of young men across the nation.

Congratulations to our 2016 winners!

Isaiah N. Mamo from Virginia (10th grade & below)

Lawson Smead from Missouri (11th grade & above)







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