Membership and Recruitment Awards

Columbian Squires Awards

This past year, three jurisdictions in particular, led our official youth organization, the Columbian Squires, in growth, helping the program to reach an all-time high with the number of active circles.

Georgia, under the leadership of State Deputy James C. St. John and State Squires Chairman William D. Leach, had the greatest percentage net gain in new circles, adding two circles for a gain of 25 percent.

Past State Deputy Richard V. Siejack, and State Squires Chairman Robert W. Jack led Maryland in an outstanding job of achieving a 64.9 percent gain in Squires membership, representing a net gain of 72 new Squires.

Luzon achieved the greatest gain in Squires membership recruitment, posting a net gain of 2,225 Squires to end the fraternal year with 11,315 Squires. Luzon Deputy Alonso L. Tan and Luzon Squires Chairman Jose F. Cuaresma also led Luzon to capture the top net gain of circles with an outstanding 19 new circles.