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Three UMN Crookston students earn Masonic Lodge scholarship

By Jess Bengtson - University Relations on
Friday, September 9, 2022

Crookston Masonic Lodge recently awarded three University of Minnesota Crookston students with scholarships from proceeds of their annual vidalia onion sales event. Christopher Robert Carlson (sophomore - Fosston), Alex Kozitka (freshman - Crookston) and Jack Garmen (freshman - Crookston) each received $1,000 from the scholarship that's exclusive to UMN Crookston. Lodge member Lester Wilkens said their group sold 5,000 pounds of onions in two-and-a-half days. 

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Caption: Pictured left to right are UMN Crookston Associate Professor George French, who is also a member of the Crookston Masonic Lodge, scholarship recipients Christopher Robert Carlson (sophomore), Alex Kozitka (freshman), Jack Garmen (freshman), and Crookston Masonic Lodge member Lester Wilkens. 

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