Damascus Commandery No. 2, welcomed John I. Gray, Inspector General of the Grand Commandery, K. T. of Florida, to the conclave on April 30, 2016 for its inspection in the Jesse Ramsdell Trophy competition. An enthusiastic complement of Sir Knights ran through their paces and thanked Eminent Sir Knight Gray for his visit.
Pictured here were the Sir Knights, who were able to remain after the work for a few minutes for a picture in the east with Eminent Sir Knight Gray. Shown, in the first row, from left to right, were: C. Robert Cooper, KYCH, PDDGC, PGSWB; Christopher Lanham, Jr., S.W.; Robby Stokes, SwB; Darryl A. D’Angina, KYGCH, MEPGHP, PDDGC; Kolen Sawyer, PC, Commander of Damascus Commandery No. 2; John I. Gray, PDDGC, Inspector General of the Grand Commandery K.T. of Florida; Mark Balester, C.G.; Thomas A. Olsen, P.C., Recorder; and Corbin P. Elliott, KYCH, KCT, PDDGC.
Seen, left to right, in the back rows, were: Steve Urban, Jr., Treasurer; Todd Connor, Prelate; Samuel Hope, P.C.; Eric Cole, Generalissimo; P. James Mast, Generalissimo, St. Augustine No. 10; Joe Wright, Sentinel; Leland E. Stanford, P.C., PDDGC; and Randall Burkett, Warder.
Participating in the work, but not pictured, was Robert Shellenberger, who had to leave a little early to make another appointment. The Sir Knights were happy for the opportunity to assemble and confer the work for inspection.