Ex. Companions Inducted into Order of High Priesthood

Order of High PriesthoodA good number of current and past Royal Arch High Priests were initiated into the Order of High Priesthood on April 29, 2014 at the Florida Grand York Rite Convention in Tampa.

The new members of the Order of High Priesthood were pictured following the ceremony, with a fine turnout including the then Most Excellent Grand High Priest and several Past Grand High Priests of Florida assembled as officers or visitors for the degree.

Shown in the first row beginning with the third companion from the left were: Darryl A. D’Angina, MEPGHP, Wayne E. Parks, MEPGHP; John F. Wermann, MEPGHP, and the then Presiding MEGHP of Florida; Anthony J. Marotta, Jr., MEPGHP; Emory J. “Smokey” Ferguson, M. E. Past General Grand High Priest of the General Grand Chapter of R. A. M., International; H. Warren Almand, Jr., MEPGHP, currently the M. I. Grand Master of the Grand Council, R. &
S. M. of Florida; and seated on the far right, Harvey L. Ward, Sr., MEPGHP of Florida.

Standing in the second row, second from the right was William F. Wyllie, MEPGHP, and on the far right end was William Jacobs, then R. Ex. Grand King, now Most Excellent Grand High Priest of the Grand Chapter, R.A.M. of Florida.

Shown seated and standing around the present and past M. E. Grand High Priests were the new Excellent Companions initiated into the Order of High Priesthood at the 2014 Y. R. Convention.

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