Youth Activities & Scholarships
Third graders from the New Hyde Park Manor Oak School were presented with their own personal dictionaries as part of the Elks Dictionary Project.
The Lodge hosted an Eagle Court of Honor for three scouts from Troop 544 of Notre Dame Parish who attained the rank of Eagle Scout. An Eagle Scout is the highest advancement in Boy Scouting. Only 4% of all scouts achieve this honor. Pictured (l-r) are PDD Robert Giglio, Eagle Scout Anay Patel, Eagle Scout Torsten Gliszczynski, Eagle Scout Sebastiano Paccione, and Kathleen Lang.
Christopher Petrella, PER, presents the Elks four-year Henry Wessels Scholarship Award for 2023.
Lodge Sponsor Donald Rood (left) and Christopher Petrella, PER, presents the female Teenage of the Year award to Sewanhaka High School student or 2023.
Lodge Sponsor Donald Rood (left) and Christopher Petrella, PER, presents the male Teenage of the Year award to Sewanhaka High School student or 2023.
Doe Club President Joann Pellegrino (left) and Christopher Petrella, PER, presents the fDoe Club scholarship award for 2023.
Exalted Ruler Chris Petrella with the 2023 Grand Hoop Shoot Champion Thomas Goodelle at the NYS Elks Convention
2022 Youth Scholarships
Christopher Petrella, PER, presents Kimberly Stephens of Sewanhaka High School the Elks four-year Henry Wessels Scholarship Award for 2022.
Doe Club President Jo-Ann Pellegrino presents Eric DeStaebler of Chaminade High School the Doe Club Scholarship Award for 2022.
The Lodge held its annual 2021 youth awards night this past June. Awards were presented for male and female Students of the Year. Doe Club and Elk four-year scholarships were presented to two outstanding students starting college in September. Awards were also presented for Drug Awareness and Americanism contest winners in the local school districts.
Lodge Sponsor Don Rood (left) and Mike Pellegrino, PER present the Student of the Year award to Margaret Cotter
Lodge Chairman Dean Lykos, PSVP presents the Henry Wessel Scholarship to Sandra Shaoolian