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June 1, 2019 VA DeMolay Competition and Award Winners

June 4, 2019

On Saturday, June 1, 2019, Virginia DeMolays met in Luray, Virginia to conduct business, induct new members and compete in ritual contests.  It is my pleasure to announce the winners of those competitions, who will represent Virginia DeMolay at the 2019 Mid-Atlantic Tournament of Champions in September of this year:

  • Ceremony of Light - Billy Erner (Petersburg)

  • Chapter Proficiency - Tidewater

  • DeMolay Degree - Kempsville
    DeMolay Degree 4th Section - Richard Haden III/Billy Erner/Zachary Wittig (Petersburg)  

  • Flower Talk - Preston Hamrick (Prince William)

  • Galloping Gavel - Kempsville (results at

  • Magnificent 7 - Joseph Prohaska (Ashburn)  
    Nine O'Clock Interpolation - Dominic Indovina/Quentin Hoglund/Logan Bishop (Tidewater)

  • Shield Talk - Logan Malabanan (Norfolk)

These competitions are never possible without the assistance of a dedicated group of individuals who volunteer their time and expertise to evaluate our competitors.  We thank the following advisors for doing so this weekend:

  • Mom Diane Jackson

  • Dad John Stallings

  • Dad Mike Morehouse

  • Dad Chris Pendleton

The names of these and all past winning competitors are posted on the Virginia DeMolay web site (https//  Also on this site are rules and schedules for all upcoming competitions.

Congratulations to all of our winners!

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