Robert Case, lodge master of Lawrence Masonic Lodge No. 6, presented Free State High School students with essay contest certificates on Dec. 19. The winner of the contest will compete for a $4,000 scholarship from the Grand Lodge of Kansas. Pictured from left are Adelle Loney, first place; Katie Guyot, second place; Emily Van Schmus; Anna Dietz; Olivia Marshall; Jenny Stern; Courtney Huffman; Aaron Schinstock; Lauren Bracciano, third place; Nicholas Shaheed; Robert Case; and Teena Johnson, Free State class leader and teacher. Those pictured who did not place first, second or third received honorable mention. John Halladay submitted the photo.