Shriners International 2013 Photo Contest Winners Announced

Monday, April 15, 2013

(TAMPA, Fla.) Shriners International is pleased to announce the winners of its first ever Photo Contest. All photos were judged anonymously by a team of judges. Two winners were chosen in each of the following categories: Fellowship/Brotherhood, Legacy, Family, Costumes, Fun, and Community. Each winner will receive a plaque, pin, and an Amazon gift card.

The photos will be featured in a new book that will be available on June 30, 2013 at Imperial Session and online for a donation to Shriners Hospitals for Children®.

Several honorable mention photos were also chosen. These honorable mentions will receive a pin and will also be printed in the new book. We would like to thank everyone who participated in this fun contest. View the photos (Powerpoint slideshow).


Harry Reiter, Lulu Shriners – Fellowship/Brotherhood
Dorian Paul Heroman, Acacia Shriners – Fellowship/Brotherhood
Ryan Patrick, Orak Shriners – Legacy
Gerald Farrell, Lulu Shriners  - Legacy 
Hector Perez Portillo, Abou Saad Shriners – Family
Charles Gledich, Syria Shriners – Family
Jeff Haven, Hella Shriners – Costumes 
Darrell Hefley, Hella Shriners – Costumes 
John F. Sugden, Jr., Aleppo Shriners – Fun
William Horacio, Jr., Araba Shriners – Fun 
Gerald Farrell, Lulu  Shriners – Community
Bert Krasner, Melha Shriners – Community
The following photos received honorable mentions. They will receive a pin and will also be featured in the new book being released in June.

Honorable Mentions

David Ekstrand, Ainad Shriners – Fun
Larry Cornett, Antioch Shriners – Fun
Eric Skagen, Al Azhar Shriners – Brotherhood
Hugh Lyttleton, Al Bahr Shriners – Brotherhood
Donald Kincheloe, Moslem Shriners – Costumes 
Gregory Dortch, Moolah Shriners – Costumes
Bruce Puff, Antioch Shriners – Community 
Hector Perez Portillo, Abou Saad Shriners – Community
Harry Reiter, LuLu Shriners – Family
Ron Potter, Arab Shriners – Family
Dennis Davidson, Yaarab Shriners – Legacy

About Shriners International
Shriners International, a fraternity based on fun, fellowship and the Masonic principles of brotherly love, relief and truth, founded Shriners Hospitals for Children as its official philanthropy in 1922. The organization, which began as one hospital, is now a world-renowned health care system with 22 facilities in three countries. The fraternity, which has nearly 200 chapters in seven countries and thousands of clubs around the world, continues to operate and support this unique health care system. Go to www.shrinersinternational.org to learn more.

To learn more about joining Shriners International, visit www.beashrinernow.com.