The Valley of Joplin Scottish Rite held its 2018 Spring Reunion March 16th and 17th at the Cathedral‎.   10 Master Masons from the Southwest MO area received the 32° Degree Master of the Royal Secret.  They are:  Joshua C. Bakehouse - Pleasant Hope, Andrew S. Cornilsen - Webb City, William S. Inglish – California, Danny Perches – Battlefield, Harrison D. Philbrick II - Cassville, Ewing L. Sharp – Springfield, Steven A. Smith – Joplin, Timothy S. Southard – Lebanon, Jack D. Turner – Pierce City, Marc A. Wilson – Springfield.

Master Masons in the area who desire to further their Masonic education are encouraged to attend the next 1 day Reunion Saturday, August 18th at the Shrine Club in Buckhorn MO, or the Fall Reunion the 26th and 27th of October, 2018 at the Scottish Rite Cathedral.  For more information contact the Valley of Joplin Scottish Rite at 417-623-3219 between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm Monday thru Thursday, 8:00 am to 12:00 on Friday.