Northeast Florida York Rite College No. 114 on May 9, 2015 conferred the Order Knight of York on three new Companion Knights, and elected and installed new officers for 2015 – 2016.
The new Companion Knights elevated to the Order were Eric Cole of the Jacksonville York Rite Bodies, and Herbie Ray and Donald Gay of the Fernandina Beach York Rite Bodies.
The newly elected and selected officers were H. Wiley Hart, Governor; William P. Goldwire, Deputy Governor; Corey D. Kosciuszko, Chancellor; Frederick L. Piasecki, REPGC, Treasurer; C. Edward Constant, Secretary; Paul James Mast, Primate; Rudin “Rudy” Boatright, Preceptor; Thomas A. Olsen, Seneschal; Kenneth E. Hinton, Marshal’ and Robert H. Bullard, Sentinel.
Installing Officers were Very Eminently Distinguished Brother Glenn E. Chandler, KYGCH, MEPGHP, I. Grand Conductor of the Council, OPC, Deputy Grand Governor of Florida, Grand Installing Officer; V. E. D. Brother Darryl A. D’Angina, KYGCH, MEPGHP, OPC, Past Deputy Grand Governor, Grand Installing Marshal; and E. D. Brother Corbin P. Elliott, KYCH, PG, OPC, Installing Chaplain.
Pictured here were the new Companion Knights and a number of the officers and Companion Knights who were able to remain after the assembly for a photo. Shown in the first row, from left to right, were: Robert Gurney Atwell, KYCH, retiring Governor of Northeast Florida York Rite College; Darryl A. D’Angina, KYGCH, MEPGHP, OPC, PDGG; H. Wiley Hart, newly installed Governor of Northeast Florida York Rite College; Eric Cole, new Companion Knight; Herbie Ray, new Companion Knight; Donald Gay, new Companion Knight; and Glenn E. Chandler, KYGCH, MEPGHP, I.G.C.C., OPC, Deputy Grand Governor of Florida.
Seen in the second/back row, left to right, were: Corbin P. Elliott, KYCH, PG, OPC; C. Edward Constant, KYCH, Secretary; J. B. Hunt, KYCH, PG, OPC; Thomas A. Olsen, PHP, IM, EC, Senschal; P. James Mast, PHP, PIM, Primate; Ernest Beeman, KYCH; Rudin “Rudy” Boatright, PHP, P. G. Marshal of the Grand Lodge of Florida; Kenneth Lowery; Frederick L. Piasecki, KYGCH, REPGC, Treasurer; Alexander E. Constant, EHP, PIM, PC; Corey D. Kosciuszko, PHP, PIM, PC, Chancellor; and Harold Hunter, KYCH, PG, OPC.
Some Companion Knights present, but not able to remain for the picture, were: William Schreiber, Charles Jones, Christopher Lanham, William F. Ellis, and C. Robert Cooper, KYCH, PG, OPC, R. Ex. Grand Scribe of the Grand Chapter, R.A.M. of Florida.