The Burlington Masonic Lodge #763 Charter was approved in 1957. Masonry teaches some important principles.
Faith must be in the center of our lives.
Each person has a responsibly to be a good citizen, obeying the law. To make this world better for all who live in it.
Honor and integrity are essential to life. .
Since God is the Creator, all men and women are the children of God.
Each person must take responsibility for his/her own life and actions.
No one has the right to tell another person what he or she must think or believe.
Each person must learn and practice self-control.
The Pellissippi State Burlington Masonic Temple – M.E. Shelby Scholarship Fund was established in 1992. For consideration for the scholarship, Pellissippi State students must have demonstrated financial need, be full-time with a minimum 2.5 GPA, and a have a written recommendation for the scholarship from their high school guidance counselor or college faculty advisor, teacher, or recognized professional person such as their employer.
The Pellissippi State Burlington Masonic Temple – M. E. Shelby Scholarship Fund provides at least one $350 scholarship each year to a deserving Pellissippi State student.