Brandon Carrier of Williamstown, son of Jack and July Carrier, submitted the winning essay in the Barre Elk’s Lodge Past Exalter Ruler Essay contest and received one of 5 $1,000 scholarships. Brandon was very active at Williamstown High school including being a 3 sport athlete. He was a member of the boys’ soccer state finalist team in the fall, state championship basketball team in the winter, and state finalist in Golf, a sport that he lobbied for as Williamstown tried to include more students in extra-curricular activities. Brandon is a member of the National Honor Society, mentors younger children, coaches and referees youth sports and has been a leader on the field and court as well as the classroom and community. Brandon will be studying at UVM in the fall.
PER Chis Paine and Brandon Carrier
Story submitted by Barb Watters, Lodge 1535 PR chair