Clarence Monette of Port St. Joe was elected to serve as Supreme Vice Chancellor at the 67th Biennial Session of the Supreme Lodge Knights of Pythias and the Supreme Court Order of Calanthe held in Tampa on July 19-21.
As Supreme Vice Chancellor Monette also serves as head of the Order of Calanthe; the women’s auxiliary of the Knights of Pythias; and as Supreme Worthy Counsellor.
At the 67th Biennial Banquet, Monette was honored with the presentation of a plaque designating him Grand Chancellor of the year. The plaque was presented by Sir Donald Austin, Supreme Chancellor. Monette was also reappointed Chairman of Education for the Supreme Lodge and Chairman of Scholarships for the Pythian/Calanthe National Education Scholarship Committee.
The Knights of Pythias is one of the oldest fraternal organizations in North America founded in 1864, and dedicated to universal peace and goodwill and the practice of Friendship, Charity and Benevolence. Pythians are also dedicated to creating strong communities through a wide range of social service projects.