Emma Bickett, pictured centered, was awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the Amboy Masonic Lodge 178. This scholarship qualifies her for an additional $1,000 from the Illinois Grand Lodge in Springfield. Presenting Bickett the check are, Area Deputy Grand Master Dana Barlow, Jeff Gerdes, Hank Gerdes and Charles Jeanblanc. Bickett is entering her sophomore year at Illinois State University. Jeanblanc said this scholarship is awarded to those who are making the world a better place with hardwork and dedication.