Sir Knight Anthony L. Griffon was awarded the Knight Templar Cross of Honor in Florida for 2013, at the Florida Grand York Rite Convention by the Grand Encampment, K. T. of the U.S.A. Only one such award may be presented per state each year. The award was presented by Duane I. Vaught, R. E. Deputy Grand Master of the Grand Encampment of Knights Templar of the U.S.A.
Pictured, from left, at the banquet presentation, were: Howard T. “Ted” Burgess, R. E. Department Commander, Southeastern Department of the Grand Encampment; Mrs. Anthony L. Griffon; Sir Knight Anthony L. Griffon, then E. Grand S. W., now E. Grand Captain General of the Grand Commandery, K. T. of Florida; Duane I. Vaught, R. E. Deputy Grand Master, Grand Encampment, K. T. of the U.S.A.; and Henry A. Adams, then R. E. Grand Commander, now
R. E. Past Grand Commander of the Grand Commandery, K.T. of Florida.